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Abu Dhabi: An Arabian Album

Abu Dhabi: An Arabian Album
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Ronald Codrai first visited Abu Dhabi in 1948. Armed with his camera, he managed to capture the essence of the emirate on film. Abu Dhabi: An Arabian Album gathers together the best of those photographs and creates an enduring memoir of his stay in Abu Dhabi. An important work and a magical blend of history and art.

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978 1 86063 176 4
About the Author

Ronald Codrai came to the Trucial States, now the UAE, in the mid-1940s. A talented and enthusiastic photographer, Codrai amassed a collection of thousands of images in his spare time, many of which have been published or exhibited. In 1975, he was awarded the OBE for services to British interests in Lebanon. His achievements were also noted in the Arab world and, in 1993, he was presented with the UAE Cultural and Scientific Association’s Sultan Al Owais Literary Award for his "Arabian Album" series – the only non-Arab to win this award. Faces of the Emirates won the Best Locally Compiled Book at the Sharjah International Book Fair in 2001. Codrai died in London in 2000 and is survived by his wife Pamela and sons Christian and Justin.

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Author Name Ronald Codrai
ISBN 978 1 86063 176 4
Extent 200 pages
Height 310 mm
Width 235 mm
Weight 1.5000
Format Hardback
Rights Worldwide
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