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Makkah: The Holy City of Islam

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Embark on a journey through the heart of Islamic culture with Makkah, a must-read book for anyone seeking to explore this holy city. Considered a once-in-a-lifetime experience, a visit to...

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Meraj N. Mirza is a member of the Makkah Province Board and a visiting scholar at Harvard University’s Center for Geographic Analysis. Mirza is also an associate professor in physical geography at Umm Al-Qura University in Makkah, Saudi Arabia. He has published several books, including The Digital Illustrated Atlas of Makkah and the Holy Environs, Makkah from the Sky: Past and Present, Atlas of Makkah Maps and Historical Sites in Makkah.

Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Series

Makkah: The Holy City of Islam

$1,284 USD

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Ultimate Collection curates culture from around the world and across the ages. Hand-bound using traditional techniques, with color plates hand-tipped on art-quality paper, each page of this limited-edition series bears the unique imprint of the artisan.

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In the details

Each purchase comes with complimentary white handling gloves and our signature tote bag.

Page count

190 pages

Number of illustrations

Over 100

Language

English

Released on

April 2023

Dimensions

W 40 x L 47 x D 8 cm

Cover materials

Silk hardcover in silk clamshell

ISBN

9781649801678

Weight

8.99 kg

Text by Meraj N. Mirza, Photography by Laziz Hamani

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