Time and Place: Notes on the art of calendars by Alexandra Harris

‘Alexandra Harris makes the past visitable and inhabitable.’ Peter Conrad

Dates are invented things. But for millennia, humans have been dividing time into portions and giving them names. Ahead of a major new book next year, the renowned writer Alexandra Harris has gathered together some of the beautiful work that has gone into calendars and almanacs down the ages, from Benedectine calendars to Old Moore’s Alamanack, for this beautiful little book.

Published October 2019

Hardback | 170mm x 130mm | 112 pages


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Alexandra Harris is a renowned, prize-winning writer, critic and cultural historian. Her books include Romantic Moderns, Weatherland, Modernism on Sea and Virginia Woolf.