A Book of Books
Photographs by Abelardo Morell
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Book of Books by Abelardo Morell
Book Description"A visual tribute to the printed word, this sumptuous ode to books will be irresistible to anyone who treasures the feel of fine paper and the special allure of a clothbound volume. A BOOK OF BOOKS showcases Abelardo Morell's extraordinary photographs of unusual books, like an impossibly large dictionary, illustrated tomes whose characters appear to leap off the page, and water-damaged books that take on sculptural form. Bookish quotations by Hawthorne, Borges, Cocteau, and others accompany the photographs throughout."
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780821227695
(304mm x 305mm x 21mm)
Imprint: Bulfinch Press,U.S.
Publisher: Little, Brown & Company
Publish Date: 1-Jan-2001
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Abelardo Morell
Camera Obscura, Hardback (October 2004)» View all books by Abelardo Morell
Abelardo Morell's enchanting camera obscura images blur the boundaries between interior and exterior worlds. The Empire State Building lies across a bedspread in a midtown Manhattan interior; the Tower of London is imprinted on the walls of a room in the Tower Hotel. Every image is full of surprises and revelations.
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Author Biography - Abelardo Morell
Abelardo Morell was born in Cuba in 1948. His work has been exhibited and collected by the Museum of Modern Art, the Whitney Museum of American Art, and the the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York; the Art Institute of Chicago; and over forty other museums and institutions worldwide. He has been the recipient of several awards, including a Guggenheim Fellowship in 1993. Morell lives in Brookline, Massachusetts. Nicholson Baker is the author of the novels The Mezzanine, Room Temperature, Vox, and The Fermata, and the nonfiction books The Size of Thoughts and Double Fold. He is a frequent contributor to The New Yorker and the New York Review of Books.
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