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Horses of the Camargue
In this handsome volume, renowned photographer Hans Silvester points his lens at the famous horses of the Camargue region in southern France. Since prehistoric times, these rugged animals have run free in the vast swamps of the Rhone delta, where they have adapted to harsh conditions by banding together in small herds. Thanks to the remarkable ability of the photographer t...more
Hardcover, 296 pages
Published October 1st 2002 by Harry N. Abrams
(first published October 25th 1979)
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Nov 23, 2007 Virgil rated it 5 of 5 stars · review of another edition Recommends it for: Photography, nature, and animal lovers
Note: the actual title of this book is "Horses of the CAMARGUE." Gorgeous illustrated book about the wild horses of this coastal region of France, replete with magnificent, often full-page pictures of them in their spectacularly beautiful landscape. Eye candy, pure and simple. However, some of the more delicate among you may want to be warned that there are pictures of a mare giving birth (it isn't that bad).