Full-page color images of Brussels accompanied by texts in four languages (English, French, Dutch, German).
From back cover
"Brussels, so recently confirmed in its European and international role, does no more than present to the world's gaze the fruits of its ancient vocation, openess and hospitality. Long an object of desire, Brussels has been able to assimilate the traces left by those who coveted it, or the artists who sought refuge here. Its architectural treasures, whether hidden in corners or proudly adorning the wide boulevards, are ample testimony to its vocation.
Brilliant yet sedate, regal yet provincial Brussels, a many facetted mosaic, is a mirror of world history. This work is a faithful portrait of the city. And if we let Brussels speak for itself--in four languages-- it is so that all readers, Belgian or foreign, may discover for themselves with surprise and, we hope, pleasure, a part of their own history."