'On Beauty: A History of a Western Idea'- Edited by Umberto Eco
'On Beauty: A History of a Western Idea,' edited by Umberto Eco, translated by Alastair McEwan.
Eco draws on diverse material to explore the conceptualization and imaging of 'beauty' in painting, sculpture, architecture, film, photography, the decorative arts, novels and poems, canvasing the evolution of the philosophy of aesthetics and its definitions throughout history.
Condition: Excellent, dust jacket excellent.
Published: Secker and Warburg, London, 2004.