Salt gets a lot of hype. But lest we overlook its lesser-known cousin basalt, this book chronicles the influence of the less-tasty rock as a really important building material in Europe. Arne Schmidt's black-and-white photographs make basalt look its best: hard, big and noteworthy.

– Published by Spector Books
– 170 pages
– English, German
– 8.5 in × 11.6 in (21 cm × 29,5 cm)