60 gorgeous full-color paintings of French cathedrals highlight this stunning book about the history of the Cathedral Cities of France.
In 1907 before The Great War damaged or destroyed so many structures, artist and writer Herbert Marshall created a series of spectacular images to preserve French cathedrals in their prime. Lovers of classic cathedral architecture will find themselves immersed in this spectacular tour of French cathedral cities. Based on a rare, original print, this Restored Color Special Edition features:
– Enlarged 8 ½” x 11” pages
– Sixty digitally restored full-color cathedral prints
– Publisher’s original page layouts
– Contemporary type font
– Author’s note
– Bold, retro-styled cover design
– Hardcover and Softcover editions
Though not a household name, artist Herbert Marshall should be remembered for capturing these stunning French cathedrals under the most pristine lighting conditions. His artwork is lavish, detailed, and inspirational. Marshall went to great lengths to describe each magnificent structure and research the history of these timeless cathedral cities and their buildings, many of which no longer exist in the same condition today.
Many of the world’s most fabulous and stunning cathedrals, such as Notre Dame in Paris, St. Front in Perigueux, St. Martin in Laon, St. Gatieu in Tours, and Rheims are preserved forever in this stunning collection of prints for experienced cathedral travelers and newbies alike.
Table of Contents:
Chapter 1: A French Cathedral City
Chapter 2: Boulogne to Amiens
Chapter 3: Laon, Rheims, and Soissons
Chapter 4: Rouen
Chapter 5: Evreux and Lisieux
Chapter 6: Bayeux
Chapter 7: St. Lo and Coutances
Chapter 8: Le Mans
Chapter 9: Angers
Chapter 10: Tours and Blois
Chapter 11: Chartres
Chapter 12: Orleans, Bourges, and Nevers
Chapter 13: Moulins, Limoges, and Perigueux
Chapter 14: Angouleme and Poitiers
Chapter 15: La Rochelle and Bordeaux
Chapter 16: Sens, Auxerre, and Troyes
Chapter 17: Meaux, Senlis, and Beauvais
Chapter 18: Paris and Some of its Churches
About the Publisher:
The CGR Publishing Restoration Workshop uses a vast array of computers and digital scanners to restore, preserve, and enhance the classic works of writers and artists from the 19th century. Each new release includes display-quality covers, enlarged covers, and retro fonts. Select books include Dante’s Inferno Retro Hell-Bound Edition, Gustave Doré’s London: A Pilgrimage, The Complete Book of Birds, A Life of George Westinghouse, The Clock Book: A Detailed Illustrated Collection of Classic Clocks, The Aeroplane Speaks, and much more.