Lime. Photographs by Josef Koudelka. Essay, "Nature and Man: Josef Koudelka, The Freedom to Observe," by Jacqueline de Ponton d'Amécourt (text in English). Editions Xavier Barral, Paris, 2012. 245 pp. Large quarto (13.5 x 9.5 in./34.5 x 24 cm.) Hardbound. Photo-illustrated boards. No jacket as issued. Black-and-white reproductions. Printed card slipcase.
"[In his photographs of Limestone quarries] Koudelka gives full reign to these tendencies to make brooding pictures that emphasize the quarrying of limestone not as rape, but as a noble and civilizing act."--Parr & Badger