NAJD (A deluxe limited edition of 3000 copies) - a volume of 240 pages containing 148 photographs, illustrating Humberto da Silveira’s vision of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s Neolithic, Classical and 19th Century traditional architecture, in the last years of its functional existence prior to modernization.

Najd was completed on August 31, 1992. The prints used for reproduction were made by Georges Fèvre, Pictorial Service, Paris. The type was set in Caslon, and the reproductions and prints were made in duotone, in a couché véritable mi-mat, 200 grams, on a 29 x 36 cm format, weighing 4.1 kilos, printed by GENOUD Enterprise D’Arts Graphiques. The binding was made by Meyer et Soutter, Lausanne, Switzerland. The book was designed by ROBERT DELPIRE and the layout prepared by IDEODIS Creation, Paris.                                        ISBN 2-85107-008-8

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BEDU (A deluxe limited edition of 6000 copies) - a volume of 256 pages, containing 176 photographs. Bedu by Humberto da Silveira is a striking  record of the last true proud Bedouins of Arabia, the heirs to a nomadic way of life that has persisted in the region for many thousands of years in the world’s harshest environment, and was now giving way, before his eyes, to the forces of modernization.

 

This Book was completed 30th June 1994. Designed by ROBERT DELPIRE; layout by Ideodis Creation, Paris. The films were developed by Imaginoir, Paris. The prints used for the reproduction were made by Georges Fèvre, Pictorial Service, Paris. The typesetting, reproduction and printing in duotone, in a couché véritable mi-mat, 200 gms2 on a 29 x 36 cm format, weighing 4.2 kilos, was done by GENOUD Entreprise D’Arts Graphiques, Lausanne, Switzerland; the binding by Meyer et Soutter, Switzerland.

ISBN 2-88100-050-9