Pioneer publisher of popular science in Portugal. Also publishes fiction, cartoons, philosophy, history, politics, social sciences for academics and general public. Complete works of António José Saraiva and Eduardo Lourenço.
Principia Editora is an independent Portuguese publishing house whose activity is focused on different editorial areas through several imprints: Principia (academic, scientific and technical books and journals), Lucerna (religion, catholic oriented), Sete Mares (nautical and sports; travel), Casa Sassetti (music; fine arts) and Sopa de Letras (fiction). In addition, Princípia Editora renders services as packager (for several private and public organizations) and as distributor (mostly for other publishing companies).
After 46 years of existence, Verbo has concentrated its publications mainly in two areas: reference books (such as encyclopaedias, dictionaries and history compendiums) and books for young persons. University textbooks and essays are also worthy of mention.