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Saudi Arabia: Jeddah Al-Balad

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As a gateway for pilgrimages to the Islamic holy cities of Mecca and Medina, Jeddah Al-Balad, a registered UNESCO World Heritage Site, has captivated visitors for decades with its historical...

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James Parry writes on the art, history and cultural heritage of the Middle East. He has worked extensively across the Arabian Peninsula, including in Jeddah.

Photographer Matthieu Salvaing has shot for many distinguished luxury brands and publications over the course of his career. He collaborated with architect Oscar Niemeyer for twenty years. Salvaing specializes in the photography of contemporary architecture and design.

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Page count

236 pages

Number of illustrations

Over 150



Released on

May 2022


W 24 x L 33 x D 3 cm

Cover materials

Silk hardcover in a luxury slipcase




2.495 kg

Text by James Parry, photography by Matthieu Salvaing

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