City of Immortals: Père-Lachaise Cemetery

AUTEUR(S): Carolyn Campbell.


TAAL: Engels.
UITGEVER: Oro Editions.
JAAR: 2019.
PAGINA’S: 200.
DRUK: Eerste editie.
FORMAAT: 230 x 150 x mm.
GEWICHT: 500 gram.
STAAT: Nieuw (New).
UITVOERING: Paperback / zachte kaft / gelijmd.
ISBN/EAN: 9781943532292.


BESCHRIJVING

City of Immortals celebrates the novelty and eccentricity of Pere-Lachaise Cemetery against a backdrop of the engrossing story of the history of the site established by Napoleonic decree along with portraits of the last moments of the cultural icons buried within its walls.

This first-person account of a legendary necropolis will delight Francophiles, tourists and armchair travelers, while enriching the experience of taphophiles (cemetery lovers) and aficionados of art and architecture, mystery and romance. Carolyn Campbell’s evocative images are complemented by those of renowned landscape photographer Joe Cornish. “City of Immortals” celebrates the novelty and eccentricity of Père-Lachaise Cemetery through the engrossing story of the history of the site established by Napoleonic decree along with portraits of the last moments of the cultural icons buried within its walls. In addition to several “conversations” with some of the high-profile residents, three guided tours are provided along with an illustrated pull-out map featuring the grave sites of eighty-four architects, artists, writers, musicians, dancers, filmmakers and actors, including Oscar Wilde, Jim Morrison of the Doors. Frédéric Chopin, Georges Bizet, Edith Piaf, Maria Callas, Isadora Duncan, Eugène Delacroix, Gertrude Stein, Amedeo Modigliani, Sarah Bernhardt, Simone Signoret, Colette and Marcel Proust.

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Carolyn Campbell. City of Immortals: Père-Lachaise Cemetery. Oro Editions, verschenen in 2019. 200 pagina’s. Eerste editie. 230 x 150 x mm. 500 gram. Staat: Nieuw (New). Paperback / zachte kaft / gelijmd.

INTERN ID: 9781943532292.
NUR: 500.
LCCN: Onbekend.
DCC: Onbekend.
LCC: Onbekend.

Gewicht 500 kg

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