Beirut, Lebanon: Editions Richard A. Chahine "Chahine Gallery" French and English language edition. Hardcover. 303pp. Folio [34 cm] Maroon vinyl cloth over boards with gold lettering on the spine and front cover. Very good, with a light ripple in the cloth of the front board, and a small indentation in the top edge of the front board. In a very good dust jacket, with surface rubbing, and yellowing to the flaps. Item #45105
Odd volume in the series. Volume IV. With 350 illustrations of engravings, and 304 pages of English, French and Arabic texts by over 400 authors and Orientalists since the Phoenicians and up to the nineteenth century. Also includes a list of 300 Lebanese families well-known and brought up in the texts for their artistic, literary and scientific contributions.