Augustus O. Lamplough (1877-1930) - Cairo and its Environs; 51 atmospheric colour plates - 1909

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Augustus O. Lamplough (1877-1930) - Cairo and its Environs; 51 atmospheric colour plates - 1909
Archéologie, Art, Histoire, Livres illustrés, Voyages et découvertes - Quantité : 1

Entirely original, first edition from 1909 - xxi, 191 pp. + 51 single-sided colour plates - cloth binding in 3 colours: cobalt, ochre and gold.

‘Augustus Osborne Lamplough (1877-1930) was an English Orientalist painter and illustrator; known for his scenes of North Africa. Most of his works are watercolours. He travelled to Morocco, Algeria, Egypt, and other parts of North Africa. He exhibited throughout the United Kingdom, and the United States.
It was said that he painted everything as it would be seen within an hour of sunset.’

Contents:
Foreword, Introduction, Bab-el-Sharia, Cairo to Marg, Old Cairo, Roda Island, Choubra and Rod-el-Farag, Ghizeh, Darb El-Gamamees, Khalig El-Masri, Mousky, Citadel.

The plates are paintings full of atmosphere by the writer-artist himself.

Condition: Very good. Minor wear. Gift inscription in calligraphy from 1914 on the endpaper. Well bound. Paper clean and odourless. See pictures.
Beautiful book.

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Informations du lot
Object
Livre
Nombre de livres
1
Sujet
Archéologie, Art, Histoire, Livres illustrés, Voyages et découvertes
Auteur/ Illustrateur
Augustus O. Lamplough (1877-1930)
Titre du livre
Cairo and its Environs; 51 atmospheric colour plates
État
Très bon état
Année de publication de l’ouvrage le plus ancien
1909
Édition
1ère édition
Langue
Anglais
Langue originale
Oui
Éditeur
Joseph Causton
Reliure
Couverture rigide
Nombre de pages
191
Dimensions
23×17 cm
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