photographs by Philip Plisson
preface by Yann Queffélec
text by Eliane Georges
Reviewed March 8, 2004.
Harry N. Abrams, 2002, New York. 412 pages.
Available at Sembach Library (OS 551.46 PLI).
Here’s another magnificent book of photographs put out by publisher
Harry N. Abrams. This one is awe-inspiring, with photos taken
by Philip Plisson, an official Peintre de la Marine artist for the French
The photos include lighthouses, coastlines, boats, and the waves
of the sea itself. My personal favorite is a four-page spread of
The Giant’s Causeway in Northern Ireland. Already an oversize book
with enormous pages, several pages have flaps that open out, giving a
view that you have to turn your head to take in.
Anyone who loves the sea will love this book.
Review of another book by Philip Plisson:
Lighthouses of Europe
Copyright © 2004 Sondra Eklund.
All rights reserved.
-top of page-