Publisher: München (Munich): Schirmer/Mosel Verlag, 2006
Edition: 1st Edition
Condition: Fine / Fine
Item #: 112771
First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Orange paper-covered boards with title stamped in gray on spine; with photographically illustrated dust jacket. Photographs by Candida Höfer. Text (in Portuguese and English) by José Saramago and Shelley Rice. 128 pp., with 83 four-color plates. 11-7/8 x 9-5/8 inches.
Fine in Fine dust jacket.
From the publisher: "Portugal's monasteries and churches, universities and libraries, palaces and opera houses recall the small country's history as the leading sea and colonial power. Candida Höfer's pictures, as usual devoid of people, invoke Portugal's past glories, complemented by an essay by Portuguese 1998 Nobel Prize winning author José Saramago."