PALACIO DEL MALACANANG 200 YEARS OF A RULING HOUSE BY NICK JOAQUIN
“The impressive book, the primer and the only comprehensive historia oficial del palacio to date xxx”
“After many years of meticulous research and undertaking the monumental task of gathering and setting together data and information, prints and photographs, archival engravings and architectural designs, pen and ink illustrations of noted artists Phyllis Zaballero and Manuel Baldemor, the acclaimed author Nick Joaquin and painter-writer, editor and designer of the book Alfredo Roces present an absorbing and compelling narration of incomparable and fascinating saga of Philippine history including tales of intrigue and private affairs of the importantes personajes –the Spanish and american governors and the Philippine Presidents and their families – who consciously or unconsciously made history while in residence – whether at work or at play – at the grand house by the river Pasig.” – Philippine Star, September 1, 2002.
Published by Society for the preservation of Philippine Culture Inc. Copyright 2002. Hardbound. With normal signs of shelf wear on the dust jacket.