Astana: Architecture, Myth & Destiny


Albo, Frank


Albo, Frank. Astana: Architecture, Myth & Destiny. Winnipeg, Manitoba: Vidacom Publications, 2017. First Edition, First Printing. ISBN: 9781988182216. pp. 287. 4to. Black buckram boards with gilt lettering to the spine, and front board; illustrated endpapers. Replete with black-and-white and colour photographs, illustrations, facsimiles, et al. Small neat ink name to the title page else, no detectable flaws, contents bright, clean, and unmarked; fine and housed in fine dustjacket. Hardcover. ”This book lays out a foundation myth encoded into the breathtaking architecture of Astana, the capital city of Kazakhstan. An omnibus of folk epic, archaeological research, and code-breaking symbolism, Astana advances challenging ideas and offers a wealth of fresh insights into the hidden complexities embedded deep within one of the most remarkable cities on Earth.” (#2120) $75.00