Book:  Seasons of Lebanon by Jamal Saidi
Brand: Turning Point
$40
Lebanon: Four Seasons is an entrancing visual journey that presents the uncovered beauty found in the four seasons of the Mediterranean gem that is Lebanon.

Captured through the lens of renowned Lebanese photographer Jamal Saidi, these vivid images tell the story of a precious natural heritage to be cared for, cherished, and shared with the world.

While much of Lebanons beauty is boldly visible, far more lies hidden from the hustle and bustle of humanity, awaiting discovery. Lebanons Four Seasons showcases how much the people of Lebanon have to be grateful for, and how much nature helps to define what it truly means to be Lebanese.

24 cm x 28.5 cm, English, 2017.
Weight: 1 Kg.
Book: Birds of Lebanon, by Jaradi, Itani
New Release
Brand: The Association for Bird Conservation in Lebanon
$34
A photographic guide to 404 species. By Ghassan Ramadan-Jaradi and Fouad Itani

(This book is sold in favour of the Association for Bird Conservation in Lebanon).

This remarkable guidebook highlights the wonderful beauty and amazing variety of birds found in Lebanon, illuminated with exquisite ornithological illustrations and stunning photos.

It is designed to help the Lebanese as well as visiting birdwatchers identify birds observed in the country.

This book includes a description with hints and tips for the identification of the 404 taxa known at the time of publishing of the book in Lebanon.

It provides an in-depth primer for new or aspiring birdwatchers and responsible hunters while offering a refresher course for the more experienced.

The reader will not only find a description of the bird but also details of its habitat in Lebanon, a calendar of the species presence throughout the year, additional information on threats facing each species in Lebanon, conservation status, as well as phenological status and sizes to help the observers comparing between species.

Format: 24 cm x 19.5 cm, Hardcover

Published: December 2019
Weight: 1.75 Kgs.
Book: Lebanon: Beauty Beyond Belief by Jamal Saidi
Brand: Turning Point
$40
Uncover the compelling beauty of Lebanons breathtaking natural landscapes, cherished traditions and vibrant lifestyle through this generous coffee table book.

A powerful visual and textual memento of our Mediterranean nation, seated at the crossroads of Africa, the Middle East and Europe, through the lens of renowned photographer Jamal Saidi.

28.5 x 24 cm, 152 pages, English. Date of Print: December 2012.
Weight: 1.5 Kgs.
Book: On Photography in Lebanon: Stories and Essay
Brand: Kaph
$80
Edited by Clmence Cottard Hachem and Nour Salam

With 40 contributors, including: Walid Sadek, Yasmine Chemali, Jacques Aswad, Fouad ElKoury, Christine Khouri, Gregory Buchakjian, Franois Cheval, Oliver Rohe, Bernard Khoury, Vartan Avakian, Ghada Waked, Lvon Nordikian, The approach of this publication is both alternative and transversal.

With the collection of possible essays, it proposes - in order to better question it - a wide arborescence on the evolution of photographic attitudes in Lebanon since the arrival of its first photographic explorers until its recent artistic usages and practices.

On Photography in Lebanon is a book in which forty contributors share their perspectives on photography in Lebanon, evoking its equally numerous forms of existence.

Examining techniques, practices, uses, objects, images, histories, and artistic approaches, this publication presents 380 photographs produced between the end of the 19th century and the present day.

Format: 24 cm x 29 cm, 384 pages, English

Published: October 2018

(Also available in French)
Weight: 2 Kgs.
Book: One Flew Over the Cuckoos, by Elio Sassine
Brand: Rawiya Editions
$67
One Flew Over the Cuckoos Land - Le Liban vol d'oiseau.

One Flew Over The Cuckoos land prsente des photographies ariennes du Liban prises par drone et qui donnent voir une diversit tonnante de paysages sous des aspects peu connus.

A travers cet ouvrage, le lecteur dcouvre un pays autre , loign des clichs vhiculs par les photos de guerre ou de vacances, dont la richesse se trouve
dans une rencontre souvent dcale entre une nature sauvage, une urbanisation galopante, des ruines livres elles-mmes.

En ressortent des images atypiques, des gomtries variables, des villes, des villages, des ports,
des valles, des montagnes, mconnaissables. Au-del de la valeur artistique de ces photos, certaines primes internationalement, cest avant tout un regard curieux, amoureux, aventurier pour un pays qui ne cesse dtonner et de se dvoiler nouveau avec chaque clich, que le lecteur dcouvrira.

Le livre de Elio Sassine cache galement un autre engagement, toujours pour le Liban : celui de venir en aide aux enfants touchs par la guerre.

Format: 28,5 cm x 24 cm, 208 pages.
Language: French / English
Published: November 2018
Weight: 1.5 Kgs.
Book: Photographs 1842-1896: An Early Album of the
Brand: Kaph
$40
... An Early Album of the World

Co-edition with Louvre Abu Dhabi and Muse du Quai Branly

The catalogue is both a reflection of the exhibition and a publication that acts as a reference, with its assessment of the questions and thinking that arise from the research carried out for this project.

It is not encyclopedic on the subject of the first photography practices in the world, however it provides a certain number of historical and technical elements, which gives an understanding of the geopolitical circumstances in which photography was introduced then practiced in the different geographic areas of the world.

This publication puts forward a global and documented
vision of the practice of photography in the first decades of the medium, highlighting the key elements and chronological boundaries of the appropriation of photography outside of Europe.

The publication also aims to present the work of local photographers and studios, in showing certain original images made in a particular region, while also outlining the role played by governments in power in the development and appropriation of
this modern medium on a local scale.

The publication is made up of an essay by the curator introducing the intention of the exhibition and the main lines of thought, two essays by specialists of Asian and Middle Eastern photography, and a translation of Emir Abdelkader selection of texts on photography with commentary.

This publication gives prominence to the works,
coming mainly from the Muse du Quai Branly collection, and also the Bibliothque Nationale de France, and the Muse Guimet.

The quality of the approximate 100 reproductions reveal the diversity of photographic objects presented in the exhibition (daguerreotypes,
prints, albums, negatives).

It also includes bibliographic entries of the
photographers represented in the exhibition, entries for works of the exhibition, and a geo-historical chronology.

Format: 24 cm x 28.5 cm, 192 pages, 94 photographs and reproductions (colored and black & white), English

Published: April 2019

(Also available in French and Arabic)
Weight: 1.35 Kgs.
Book: Rise Above Lebanon, by Christian Ghammachi
Brand: N/A
$80
This book highlights Lebanon's amazing scenery through photos taken by a drone.

27 cm x 27 cm. 192 pages. Nov 2015.
Weight: 1 Kg.