As a gateway for pilgrimages to the Islamic holy cities of Mecca and Medina, Jeddah Al-Balad, a registered UNESCO World Heritage Site, has captivated visitors for decades with its historical details of stunning Islamic architecture and vernacular evident in the preserved mosques, buildings, alleys and inscriptions. Due to its unique coastal location and port, this bustling historical area was known for its cultural diversity and exchange.
From serene desert expanses to coastal regions teeming with flora and fauna, the many wonders of Saudi Arabia are explored in our latest collection. This six-book series features original works by premier photographers and artists. Each volume uncovers a unique treasure of the Kingdom, whether an ancient city or historic tribe.
About the author:
James Parry writes on the art, history and cultural heritage of the Middle East. He has worked extensively across the Arabian Peninsula, including in Jeddah.
Photographer Matthieu Salvaing has shot for many distinguished luxury brands and publications over the course of his career. He collaborated with architect Oscar Niemeyer for twenty years. Salvaing specializes in the photography of contemporary architecture and design.
- 236 pages
- over 150 illustrations
- English language
- Released in May 2022
- W 9.6 x L 13 x D 1.3 in
- Silk hardcover in a luxury slipcase
- 5.5 lb
Please call for availability in store - delivery timeline between 7-10 days.