The ancient city of York has had an
undeniable role in the history of Great
Britain from its Roman origins through
to the recent appointment of Archbishop
Dr John Sentamu.
The medieval walled city centre contains
some of the finest examples of architecture
from all periods of its turbulent past.
Its glorious cathedral, the Minster, has
to be the most magnificent of York’s
attractions. However there are countless
other locations throughout the city
which deserve a visit.
In this photographic journey Paul Moon
focuses on York’s dramatic architectural
gems, its hidden corners, its colourful
characters and events that make the
city one of the must-see locations in
the country, if not the world.Through
60 revealing and celebratory images,
Paul Moon captures the true spirit of
York, in a handy pocket-sized format,
that will appeal to residents and
Paul Moon has been a keen amateur
photographer since his teenage years
and studied graphic design inYork.
He spent 15 years working in the
newspaper industry before becoming
a reprographic assistant in Hull where
he regularly photographs food products
for the label market. He lives at the
edge of theYorkshire Wolds with his
wife and their three children.
Imprint: PiXZ Books. ISBN: 978 1 906887 35 3, hardback, 110x155mm, 64 pages. Published September 2009.Reprinted August 2016.