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R. Talbot Kelly - Egypt Painted and Described - 1910

Egypt Painted and Described - xv, 246 + 75 colour plates - London, A.C. Black, 1910 - 5th impression (1902) - original decorated cloth binding.

Condition: fairly good: the binding is evenly discoloured. The bookblock is slightly receding. Two transparencies with folds. Inscription from 1910 on the endpaper. The book is overall in normal antiquarian condition. Paper clean and odourless.

The plates are very beautiful; few painters like Talbot Kelly are able to render the intense light so realistically.

16 Chapters - Introductory, Cairo, Streets and bazaars, Mosques and public buildings, Cairo environment, The Nile, First Cataract, Lower Nile, Canal life in the Delta, Land of Goshen, Life of the ‘Fellah’, The desert and the Bedawin, Religion and character of the Egyptians, Condition of the people and some problems, Index.

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Object Book
Number of Books 1
Subject Archaeology, History, Illustrated, Travels
Author/ Illustrator R. Talbot Kelly
Book Title Egypt Painted and Described
Condition Fair
Publication year oldest item 1910
Edition Illustrated Edition
Language English
Original language Yes
Publisher Adam & Charles Black
Binding/ Material Hardback
Number of pages 246
Dimensions 225×160 mm
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