New York: Harcourt, 2000. First edition. Hardcover. First printing. A novel from the winner of the 1998 Nobel Prize for Literature. Translated from the Portuguese by Margaret Jull Costa. A very near fine copy with a slight tap to the base of the spine in a fine dust jacket. Signed and inscribed by Saramago on the half title page to a Harcourt publisher representative. A lovely copy.