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Splendors Of Christendom by Dmitri Kessel - Hardcover - Second - 1964 - from Revue & Revalued Books  (SKU: 62)

Splendors Of Christendom

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Splendors Of Christendom: Great Art and Architecture in European Churches

by Dmitri Kessel

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This book is in good condition. There is some cover wear and the edges and corners are worn. The inside is clean. It should be noted that this book and the photographs in it are all made by hand. This is an over-sized and heavy book that requires additional postage.

Dmitri Kessel (1902-1995) was a photojournalist and staff photographer for Life magazine known for his courageous coverage of war on the front line, including reports on the liberation of Europe during WWII. From the mid-1950s he photographed Europe's religious architecture, including St Mark's, in Venice, and the opulent monuments of the Vatican. Henri Maurice Peyre (1901-1988) was a French-born American linguist, literary scholar and Sterling Professor of French Emeritus at Yale University. He wrote the commentary about the church site, history and society of the period each were constructed.Structural data on 14 specific churches and cathedrals featured, as well as time-line and list of 103 illustrations (9 photos cover more than one page). Modern churches in Istanbul.

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Bookseller
Revue & Revalued Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
62
Title
Splendors Of Christendom
Author
Dmitri Kessel
Format/binding
The binding is tight and solid.
Book condition
Used - Good+
Jacket condition
None
Quantity available
1
Edition
Second
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Edita Lausanne
Place of Publication
Switzerland
Date published
1964
Keywords
art, architecture, European, churches
Bookseller catalogs
Christian History; Art; Christianity; Architecture; Cathedrals;
Size
12" by 13"

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