Oxford University Press, 1999 - Art - 136 pages
Encased in hand-painted tiles on the sides of buildings, Macao's street signs hint at the vagaries of its historic development over the past four centuries. This book provides colorful descriptions of forty-five of these unusual signs for street names along with a series of delightful color photographs by award-winning Hong Kong photographer Leong Ka-tai.
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