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143
Prisse d'Avennes, Achille Constant
ORIENTAL ALBUM. CHARACTERS, COSTUMES, AND MODES OF LIFE IN THE VALLEY OF THE NILE... WITH DESCRIPTIVE LETTER-PRESS BY JAMES AUGUSTUS ST. JOHN. LONDON: JAMES MADDEN, 1848
Estimate
1,0002,000
LOT SOLD. 1,125 GBP
JUMP TO LOT
143
Prisse d'Avennes, Achille Constant
ORIENTAL ALBUM. CHARACTERS, COSTUMES, AND MODES OF LIFE IN THE VALLEY OF THE NILE... WITH DESCRIPTIVE LETTER-PRESS BY JAMES AUGUSTUS ST. JOHN. LONDON: JAMES MADDEN, 1848
Estimate
1,0002,000
LOT SOLD. 1,125 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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Prisse d'Avennes, Achille Constant
ORIENTAL ALBUM. CHARACTERS, COSTUMES, AND MODES OF LIFE IN THE VALLEY OF THE NILE... WITH DESCRIPTIVE LETTER-PRESS BY JAMES AUGUSTUS ST. JOHN. LONDON: JAMES MADDEN, 1848
FIRST EDITION, folio (568 x 380mm.), additional chromolithographed title, 31 plain lithographed plates by Prisse d'Avennes, wood-engraved illustrations, original morocco-backed watered silk boards gilt, some spotting, binding slightly rubbed and faded, lower joint split, crude restoration to spine and corners
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Literature

Atabey 1001; Blackmer 1357; Hilmy II, p.142

Catalogue Note

The Oriental Album is one of the earliest publications by Prisse d'Avennes, "a fine artist and an outstandingly brilliant observer who recorded much that has since disappeared" (Blackmer).

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