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Book: Beirut 1840-1918, by Badr el Hage & Samir Moubarak
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$80
Beirut 1840-1918, A Visual & Descriptive Portrait.

This book in 2 volumes is a history of the photography of Beirut from the earliest known photographers in the 1840s until the end of the First World War.

The first part is divided into six chapters: 1- Early Photographers. 2- The Second Decade: the 1850s. 3- The Golden Age of the 1860s. 4- The Dawn of Syrian Photography. 5- Resident Foreign and Local Photographers. 6- Professional and Amateur Photographers from 1880 to 1918.

The second part is historical, consisting of eleven chapters that describe numerous major political and social events such as sectarian conflicts, changes in political thought, bombardments of the city, Turkish oppression as well as economic developments, pilgrims, social life, etc. and a detailed topographical description of the harbor and its enlargement, the Old Town, newly built districts outside the old walls, leisure facilities, urban developments including a new water supply system, railway line to Damascus, the historic looting of antiquities, the quarantine system and many other aspects.


Volume I: Text & Illustrations: 374 pp. + [1], frontispiece plan, vignette on title page, 317 b/w photographs, maps, figures, 1 lage folding watercolour.

Volume II: 271 pp. 301 b/w photographs including 5 folding panorama + one double page watercolour, vignette on title page, biblio/. index, set fitted in a paper slip case in mint condition, new.

Date of Release: November 2022.
Weight: 2.8 Kgs.
Book: Wetland Birds of Lebanon, by Jaradi, Itani
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$22
A photographic guide to wetland birds of Lebanon. By Ghassan Ramadan-Jaradi and Fouad Itani

This book is the first photographic bird guide that addresses all the waterbird species observed in the wetlands of Lebanon up to August 2022.

It is designed to help both Lebanese and visiting birdwatchers to identify birds observed in wetlands such as lakes, dams, swamps, marshes and ponds in the country.

It is intended to be a reference to help distinguish between species that may be similar in appearance but are not necessarily closely related.

Published in October 2022. Hard cover.
Weight: 1 Kg.
Book: Forever Beirut, by Barbara Massaad, 2022
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$37
"Forever Beirut" Recipes and Stories from the Heart of Lebanon, is the new cookbook by bestselling author Barbara Massaad. Launched to support the Lebanese Food Bank and help families in dire need of food after the devastating blast and ensuing economic collapse.

Forever Beirut is a collection of 100 easy-to-prepare recipes that celebrate Beiruts rich culinary heritage, its resilience, and healing power. It is Barbaras way of honoring the city of her childhood, her dreams, her Lebanese family kitchen, and the food that roots her.

It is filled with stories and anecdotes about the customs, food, people, and traditions, with sections for soups, salads, breads and savory pastries, mezze, kibbeh, grilling, main dishes, pickles and preserves, and sweets.

Foreword by: Chef Jos Andrs).

256 pages. Published: Summer 2022.
Weight: 1.6 Kgs.
Book: Culinary Adventures, by Hanan Haddad
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$42
An everyday cookbook comprised of simple and tasty recipes for all, the aspiring cook to the seasoned kitchen regular.

Passionate about food since an early age, baking and cooking have been a constant in various phases of Hanan's life.

Organized according to meals, this book drives to the core of what cooking means to her - gathering people to break bread.

She loves to entertain and what better way to share her table than with a cookbook filled with the recipes she has collected from all her journeys and adventures?

Features recipes of soups & salads, cheese & veggies, meats & chicken, fish, sweets, drinks, savory pastries & breads.

Date de Publication: June 2022.
Weight: 1.6 Kgs.
Book:     Maguy Farah 2023 - كتاب ماغي فرح
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$30
The new Maguy Farah 2023 book. Astrology / horoscope. كتاب ماغي فرح توقعات ٢٠٢٣
بوابة الخروج من الأزمات

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Weight: 0.9 Kgs.
Book: Avant d'Oublier  2, by Georges Boustany - Livre
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$50
Articles parus sous la rubrique 'La Carte du tendre, L'Orient Le Jour 2019-2021'

Date of Publication: November 2022.
Weight: 1.75 Kgs.
Book: Beirut Guilty Pleasures, by Zaven Kouyoumdjian
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$48
In Beirut Guilty Pleasures (Kif ma Kent Bhebbak), author Zaven Kouyoumedjian and photographer Ali Shehadi document the rise and fall of many Beiruti landmarks before, during, and after the 1970s Lebanese Civil War, up until the October 17, 2019 uprising and subsequently the aftermath of the Beirut port explosion on August 4, 2020 and the 'COVID19 Era'.

They follow the map of Beirut in a circular motion, starting with the Ports Silos, LOrient, Saint Georges Bay, The Holiday Inn, Burj el Murr, the Teatro, Martyrs Square, the Fist, the Egg, the Connection mural, Beit Beirut, and ending with the National Museum.

This demarcation area which constituted Beiruts golden days and was severely damaged by the war is dissected into rich and rare photographs dating from early 20th Century until the early 21st Century Beirut. Last but not least, the books added value is the background story and unprecedented info about each monument and landmark that might be surprising to some, while interesting to everyone.

Languages: English and Arabic
Format: 24 x 16.5 cm, 296 pages
Publication Date: September 2022
Weight: 1.5 Kgs.
Book: La Derniere Seance, by Antoine Kabbabe, المشهد الأخير, Livre
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$70
La Dernire Sance (المشهد الأخير) retrace l'histoire des salles de cinma dans 65 rgions Libanaises depuis 1900.

Ce livre contient 800 photos et 110 illustrations en couleur et 75 affiches, de 225 salles de cinma.

440 pages, French and Arabic, 31 X 23 x 3 cm. Date of publication: July 2022.
Weight: 2.6 Kgs.