Memento Mori: Chruches and Churchyards of England, A Personal Selection by Simon Marsden.
This beautiful art book was originally published at $50. "Memento mori" - Latin for "remember you are mortal" - is proclaimed throughout the ages in the artwork of churches and tombs all over England. Marsden's color and b/w photos are often accompanied by poems, anecdotes, and factual information. From portait statuary to gargoyles to stained glass, from winged angels to timeless views of ancient churches set against rugged landscape, the portraits in this oversized book are all moving. English Heritage Press, Hb, Dj. NEW. $19.00