Visions of Earth
National Geographic Photographs of Beauty, Majesty, and Wonder National Geographic, 512 pages, $21.50 UNLIKE Playboy, most National Geographic readers unashamedly admit they treasure the magazine for the photographs. And with good reason, as this compendium of astonishing images, portraits, landscapes and galaxies attests.
The 11-word title tells it all. But if pictures tell 1,000 words, then prepare to digest another million.