Makkah: The Holy City of Islam
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Part of Assouline’s special series, The Ultimate Collection, which is an homage to the art of luxury bookmaking. Books in the collection are 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. Complimentary white gloves and signature canvas tote bag are included with each purchase from Assouline’s Ultimate Collection.
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 Makkah immerses visitors in the traditions and religious significance that are so carefully woven into every aspect and architectural detail of the city.
With its engaging text and captivating photographs, this book takes you on a journey through the city's unique history and significance, allowing readers to experience the magic of Makkah.
About the Brand
Assouline Publishing was founded as a family company in 1994 by Proper and Martine Assouline. It has published approximately 1500 titles on subjects ranging from architecture, art, design, fashion, lifestyle, and travel and has brought the illustrated book market to life with products that are modern, luxurious, and creative.
Created with the goal of becoming the first luxury brand on culture, Assouline aims to supply everything needed for a contemporary library. An active contributor to the growth of the illustrated market and its integration into the worlds of luxury, fashion, and design, Assouline provides the highest quality book-objects, sharing a distinctive graphic identity and editorial savoir-faire that have captured imaginations while addressing new themes in a contemporary manner. With its style and vision, the brand is a true pioneer.
Released in April 2023
Author: Meraj N. Mirza
Photography: Laziz Hamani
Publisher: Assouline Publishing Corporation
Book Details: 190 pages, over 100 illustrations
Material: Silk hardcover in silk clamshell
Dimensions: (L 47 x W 39.6 x D 7.7) cm
Weight: 9 kg
Packaging: White gloves and a signature canvas tote bag are included