The Golden Horses Jewel Edition

by Yann Arthus-Bertrand

A Jewel of Photography and Bookbinding

The Golden Horses – Jewel Edition, published by D’ORO Collection in 2016, is a collection of 200 photographs taken by photographer Yann Arthus-Bertrand.

With unparalleled emotional impact and superb visual balance, these photographs lay bare the soul of humans and animals. A photographic project which uncovers the relationship between human beings and horses in a journey without boundaries.

This 333-book is printed in only 50 numbered copies.

The Golden Horses – Jewel Edition Volume published by D’ORO Collection is entirely handmade using 130 gram thick photographic paper. The covers are made of red leather lined with silk. A bronze relief, gilded by immersion into a 24 Kt gold bath, forms the front cover.

A luxury book of unique value, shape and contents – created by merging the ancient bookbinding techniques with the works of great artists of everlasting renown.


Title: The Golden Horses Jewel Edition

Edition: 50 numbered copies

Publishing year: 2016

ISBN: Handmade book with no ISBN

Publishing House: D’ORO Collection

Language: English

Translation: Translation into other languages available upon request

Production: Entirely made in Italy at the D’ORO Collection workshops in the heart of Rome

Number of pages: 333

Size (cm): 36,5 x 17  x 5

Covers: Book covers and spine in red leather. The front cover is fully covered by a bronze relief gilded by immersion into a 24 Kt gold bath. 

Gilded bronze reliefs: 1 cover

Inside covers: Red Moiré 

Paper: Photographic paper 130 gram thick,

Finishes: Hot-stamped logos and titles using 24 Kt gold leaves 

Bookmarks: 1 red leather bookmark

Packaging: The book comes inside a red velvet jewel chest

Accompanying accessories: Protective red velvet cushion and bag

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