Plates I: The Setting * 1. Timbuktu: Where the Camel Meets the Canoe Plates II: Portraits * 2. Timbuktu: A Sanctuary for Scholars * Plates III: Manuscripts * 3. Timbuktu: Keeping the Tradition
A truly sumptuous book that celebrates the unexpected cultural treasures of one of the most famous but least-known destinations on the planet
Alida Jay Boye is co-founder and co-ordinator of the University of Oslo's Timbuktu Manuscripts Project.
'This is a coffee-table book of the best kind, one that wants to be read as well as seen. Accessible text... sumptuous photographs' - Elle Decoration