Beyrouth et le Sultan. 200 Photographies des Albums de Abdul Hamid II (1876-1909) / Beirut and the Sultan. 200 Photographs from The Albums of Abdul Hamid II (1876-1909).

Kassab, Sawsan Agha & Khaled Omar Tadmori.

Book ID: 26969

ISBN:      291333007x


4to. 204 pp., of French, English and some Arabic text, +23 pp., of Arabic text, profusely illustrated in b/w photographs, colour illustrations, plans, illustrated hard back binding in slightly rubbed d/w, mainly at spine extremities and corners, biblio, avec la collaboration de la Municipalite de Beyrouth, Editions Terre du Liban, Beirut, 2002.


RARE Example. Contents: The Jewel in the Crown of the Padishah – Ottoman Beirut – Government and Military Establishments – Academic Institutions – Houses of Worship – Health Institutions – Postal Services – Water Transmission – The Port – Land Communications – Lighting Beirut by Gas – The visit of the German Emperor – Public Monuments – Public Gardens and Parks etc…

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