Book: 100 Annes de Timbres ... by Abdo Ayoub
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$80  $75
100 annes de timbres. Une Collection dhistoires du Liban 1919-2019 (A hundred years of Lebanese stamps, a collection of stories) par Abdo Ayoub. En collaboration avec Tania Arwachan.

Le timbre, petit bout de papier dune grande importance aux yeux des philatlistes, voit le jour en Angleterre en 1840.

Solution postale et fiscale rvolutionnaire, il est adopt progressivement par le reste du monde. Ce livre prsente tousles timbres mis au Liban depuis 1919.

Regroups par sries dmission, les timbres ont t reproduits lchelle 1/1, et sont accompagns pour chaque anne danecdotes philatliques, historiques ou littraires.

23x30cm, 268 pages, French.

Publishing Date: December 2018
Weight: 1.5 Kgs.
Book: Abandoned Dwellings: A History of Beirut
Brand: Kaph
$70
Over the past 150 years, Beirut has witnessed a cycle of unbridled growth, war, economic and social crises and migratory movements.

It is in this territory ceaselessly destroyed and
rebuilt, broken and regenerated, that Gregory Buchakjian has undertaken an artistic project and a research devoted to abandoned dwellings.

Disclosing the survey of 744 buildings, the collection of archives and testimonies, a PhD thesis and the creation of photographic tableaux with the subjects surrounded by sagging furniture and mounds of rubbish, the process that constitutes the present book proposes new perspectives towards the city as well as instruments to reclaim it at times it is confronted with various forms of violence.

Format: 24 cm x 28 cm, 240 pages, 215 photographs and reproductions (colored and black & white), English

Published: November 2018

(Also available in French)
Weight: 1.5 Kgs.
Book: Alive: Gibran Khalil Gibran by Joumana Bou..
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$320  $305
By Joumana Bou Fakhreddine.

Alive is the first art encyclopedia of Gibran Khalil Gibran presented luxuriously in two volumes in a box, with large format.

It is a beautiful illustrated book for Gibran Khalil Gibran, covering things for the first time after tremendous dedication for knowing and documenting the truth.

The 18 chapters of the book project Gibran Khalil Gibrans prophecy in every stage of his life and how Gibran was a superior poet, a dreamer of beauty and a great Painter.

The book is a brilliant journey that contains precious manuscripts, documentation, paintings, and photographs with full of Gibrans narration within foretelling Gibrans life visions, upon them this beauty of wisdom and value of practical vision for optimism that now we call it positive energy.

28 cm x 28 cm, 1200 pages, English. Publication Date: 2017.
Weight: 7 Kgs.
Book: Cinema in Lebanon, Liban, by Raphael Millet
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$85
Cinema in Lebanon, Le cinma au Liban.

11 Conversations with Mario Haddad, Georges Nasser, Mounir Maasri, Jocelyne Saab, Jean-Claude Codsi, Ghassan Salhab, Mohamed Soueid, Ziad Doueiri, Joana Hadjithomas & Khalil Joreige, Nadine Labaki, Georges Schoucair.

Cinema in Lebanon recounts a tumultuous history starting in 1897, the year Alexandre Promio creates the first movie ever filmed in Lebanon for the Lumire Brothers, up until 2015.

This bilingual work offers an in-depth exploration of the subject supported by a large iconographic selection, eleven exclusive conversations with key figures of the film industry - directors, producers, actors, cinema operators - and an extensive filmography.

With this book, Raphal Millet rewrites the history of cinema in Lebanon in the broader context of film history.

Chronologically, the author introduces us to the very beginning of cinema, the Golden Age, the war and post-war periods, highlighting the determination and ingenuity of this industry that knew how to resist, survive, and self renew.

Speaking to a large readership, from the general public to the experts, Cinema in Lebanon offers detailed analyses of movies, an essential contextualisation, and access to exclusive visual archives.

It is also a book that gives voice to those who have made - and still make - movies in Lebanon.

25 cm x 25 cm, 464 pages, English and French. Publication Date: December 2017.
Weight: 2 Kgs.