Taking the Waters: Spirit, Art, Sensuality
Illustrated with a diverse collection of historic and contemporary artwork, travel posters, and photographs, this irresistible volume traces the evolution of spas from the sacred springs of prehistoric times to the Roman baths to the fabulous waterholes of elite society. 140 illustrations, 60 in full color.
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Graphically sensual, utterly gorgeous illustrations through artistic means, this book is a rich description of the role water has played throughout time, over centuries and class, from humble drinking water to the history of the bath. The photos alone make it worth a few silent hours.