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Photographs by Candida Hofer. Essay by Umberto Eco.
Schirmer/Mosel, Munich, Germany, 2017. In English. 272 pp., 137 color illustrations, 9½x11½".

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Nobody photographs the splendid and intimate cathedrals of knowledge as beautifully as Candida Höfer: the Escorial in Spain, the Whitney Museum and the Pierpont Morgan Library in New York, Villa Medici in Rome, the Hamburg University Library. With a witty essay on libraries by Umberto Eco.

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