Titolo: Beautiful Death: The Art of the Cemetery (...
Casa editrice: Penguin Studio, New York
Data di pubblicazione: 1996
Condizione libro: As New
Condizione sovraccoperta: As New
Edizione: 1st Edition
Quarto, black cloth covered boards with blind stamped title and spine title. Unpaginated (approx. 220 pp.). Generously illustrated throughout with full color full page photographs by photographer David Robinson, who spent 2 years exploring the landmark cemeteries of Europe, from Pere Lachaise in Paris to the oldest continuing cemetery in Europe, the Jewish Cemetery in Prague. Dean Koontz follows the photographs with a deeply contemplative essay on death, mourning, remembrance and the bereaved. A remarkable display of funereal art, especially sculpture. This volume is pristine, with very fresh cloth and a completely unmarked, unblemished and unread interior. In a dust jacket which is tight, bright, glossy, clean, crisp and unclipped. AS NEW. Codice inventario libreria 10280
Riassunto: In the spirit of Halloween comes a compelling meditation on mortality by an evocative world-class photographer and by the bestselling master of the mystery thriller. From the history of the 19th century European municipal cemetery to the grave of an Italian couple whom "death shall not divide", Beautiful Death is a many-faceted tribute to an eternally fascinating subject. 130 color photos.
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