Jiddah: International Design Engineering & Architecture, 1978. First Edition. Hardcover. Folio. Near fine condition. Item #014069
Two volume set in original protective slipcase. Hardcover bindings are hand bound with green leather spines and gilt-stamped cloth covered boards; in almost new condition. The cloth covered slipcase has minor shelfwear and minor soiling. Each volume is nearly identical to the other except one is in English, and the other in Arabic. Profusely illustrated with color plates. The final page states: This volume number [blank] of a limited edition of [blank] copies prepared by IDEA Center for the Ministry of Information of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Presented in both Arabic and English with supporting appendices, this set was hand bound with slipcase and impressed with gold in order to present the Ministry with a report of a quality to match the importance of the Ministry's role in spreading the Word of Islam and the Truth about Saudi Arabia to the world at large. Riyadh March 1978.