On April 15, 2019, the world watched in horror as the Notre-Dame Cathedral was nearly destroyed in a devastating fire. A new book titled, Notre Dame de Pari: a Celebration of the Cathedral by Kathy Borrus, offers a fascinating look at this landmark cathedral for the last nine centuries. It has stood as a silent witness to some of the most important events in human history.
The 128-page book offers readers a moment to pause and appreciate one of the great monuments of civilization through gorgeous, rarely seen photographs of the cathedral, a few of which are pictured below:
Notre Dame de Paris chronicles the history of this landmark church, from its impressive architecture and collection of priceless artifacts to its presence during major world historical events. Through gorgeous, striking, and sometimes rarely seen archival photographs, this book reminds us why Notre Dame is an unofficial wonder of the world, lodged in the hearts and minds of people around the globe.
Notre Dame de Paris can be purchased here any major retailers, such as Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Walmart or Target. The proceeds from books sales do not go towards repairs to the cathedral.