89 pp. A very large hardcover book with dust jacket. | Includes accompanying music CD. | Forty Greek Shells, published on the occasion of the Greek Presidency of the Council of Europe, reveals to us a small but fascinating part of the Aegean sea-bed. These forty shells - the same number as the member-states of the Council of Europe - make up a cosmos of unique variety and beauty. They remind us that the Aegean Archipelago, the sea which for millennia has been a channel of communication, a place where people and cultures have met and co-operated, should remain what it is today: a body of some of the cleanest water in the world. --Elissabet Papazoi, Minister of the Aegean. -- -- -- -- -- -- Dimitris Mytaras is a Professor in the School of Fine Arts, Athens. He has held exhibitions in many capital cities around the world and has taken part in almost all the important Biennale exhibitions. -- -- -- -- -- -- Carolos Bratits... has frequently won awards: in 1985, he won a prize at the World Festival of Underwater Photography and Cinematography; in 1990 he was awarded the annual prize of the Cupra Maritima Research Centre in Italy, and in 1991 his work was honored by the Academy of Athens. -- -- -- -- -- -- Contents: Introduction, The limpet, paper nautilus, lamellose wentletrap, abalone, starshell, worm-shell, thorny-oyster, pelican's foot aporrhais, bonnet-shell, giant tun-shell, cowrie, triton's trumpet, dwarf triton, purples, coral shell, Mediterranean cone shell, mitre shell, oyster, St James's scallop, chlamys scallop, proteus scallop, fan mussel, pearl oyster, Noah's ark, elephant's tusk shell, sand cockles, thorny cockle, heart shell, sand butterflies (mactras and tellins), bitter-sweet clam, magic topshell, hermit crab, sea-urchin, janthina shell, lined tube shell, sone-eating date mussel, The mussel...
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Book Description Kastaniotis Editions / Ministry of Foreign Affaira / Ministry of the Aegean, Athens, 1998. Pictorial Cover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Mytaras, Dimitris (illustrator). First English Edition. 1st english edition, large square 4to, pictorial cover, very good in a bumped/scuffed else still very good unclipped dust jacket. pp 89,[. fully illustrated with colour reproductions of the shell paintings by Dimitris Mytaras. Text by Carolos Bratis. Accompanying CD of music by Aristides Mytaras. English text. Bookseller Inventory # 16785
Book Description Kastaniotis Editions, 1998. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good+. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good-. Dust jacket edge worn. Top corners bumped. Hinges slightly cracked. CD intact in sleeve attached to front board. ; 10.75"square; 89 pages. Bookseller Inventory # 40081