Wednesday, February 29, 2012
Weber: Aspects of Death
Aspects of Death by Frederick Parkes Weber (1918)
The full title of the book is Aspects of death and correlated aspects of life in art, epigram, and poetry: Contributions towards an anthology and an iconography of the subject, illustrated especially by medals, engraved gems, jewels, ivories, antique pottery, etc.. This enormous book, appx. 800 pages long, contains all kinds of intriguing material. There is a detailed table of contents along with an itemized list of illustrations.