The Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi - Glory and Destruction


100 pages; 69 color photographs; drawings and floor-plan diagrams. The earthquake of September 26, 1997, which caused devastating damage to the Basilica. The photographer, Ghigo Roli was completing photographing the interior of the Upper Basilica when the earthquake struck once, then again, then again. The third tremor brought down a main vault and destroyed other frescoes. Roli's diary of the tremors is printed.

Title: The Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi - Glory and Destruction

Author Name: Bonsanti, Giorgio; Stephen Sartarelli (translated from the Italian by)

Categories: Art-Italy, Architecture,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: New York, Harry N. Abrams: 1997

ISBN Number: 0-8109-2767-5

ISBN Number 13: 9780810927674

Binding: Pictorial Wrapper (softcover)

Book Condition: Fine

Size: Folio

Seller ID: 002936

Keywords: basilica saint francis assisi,