First Edition Of The End of Polio, Signed By Sebastiao Salgado
The End of Polio: A Global Effort to End a Disease.
Salgado, Sebastiao; Foreword by Kofi A. Annan; Essay by Siddharth Dube.$250.00
Item Number: 4352
New York: Bullfinch Press, 2003.
First edition. Quarto, original boards. Signed by Sebastiao Salgado on the title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket.
Sebastiao Salgado traveled to five polio endemic countries--Democratic Republic of Congo, India, Pakistan, Somalia, and Sudan--to photograph the campaign to eradicate polio by 2005. He shares those photographs here. The End of Polio includes a substantial essay by UNICEF writer Siddharth Dube, a comprehensive history of the disease presented in the form of an illustrated timeline; and information on how to help and a powerful foreword by Kofi Annan.