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Equus: The Creation of a Horse

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This volume of colour photographs follows the social behaviour of horses at liberty, capturing their dynamism and elegance. A quotation for every picture is also included taken from Virgil, Shakespeare, Herman Melville, D.H. Lawrence, Eugene Delacroix and others.
Hardcover, 224 pages
Published May 1st 1998 by Taschen (first published October 27th 1977)
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And yet another book with pictures of horses!
Tell me, those of you who own as many "coffeetable" (photography) books as I do: do you ever read them after the first time?
Cause I sure don't. Except for the one about the se (the title I have conveniently forgotten right now), because looking at pictures of water relaxes me.
Aug 18, 2007 rated it really liked it
A beautiful book of horse photos/great coffee table book for those who love horses!
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Aug 20, 2010 rated it it was amazing
Not the easiest to read (also saw play and movie...i do so love Richard Burton) but was worth my time!
Sep 27, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Lovely photos, poetic quotes. The perfect book to look at after a day spent with unattractive, flat faced, hairless, opposable thumb havin' bipeds.
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This is my favorite book that I have constant bad luck with. Let me explain.

My first copy (hardback) was much beloved and read dozens of times in the decade or so I had it. I'd stare at the photos so hard I hoped I would memorize them (I didn't -- but it was fun trying.) This book was so different from any other horse encyclopedia or coffee table horse book. The photos were real breakthroughs in their day. These horses were moving, vibrant to the point where you could practically see them BREATH
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