HOFER, Candida. Libraries with an essay by Umberto Eco. 272 pp. Illustrated with 137 colour photographic plates. 4to., bound in original publisher's cloth in slipcase. Munich: Schirmer/Mosel, 2005.
One of a limited edition of 100 numbered copies with an additional signed original photograph 'Limburg Maastricht 2003' [signed on verso of photograph].
Among the libraries photographed are the Escorial in Spain, the Villa Medici in Rome, the Hamburg University Library, The British Library, the Bibliothèque National de France in Paris, the Pierpont Morgan Library, The Bodleian Library at Oxford, the Beinecke Library at Yale and the Rijksmuseum Library.
A mint copy of the limited edition of this visual survey of some of the world's greatest libraries by Candida Hofer, one of the best-known students of Bernd and Hilla Becher.
Item nr. 116893