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[Abyssinian costume &c.]
[Abyssinian costume &c.]
Drawn by E. Prisse Esq.re on stone by E. LeRoux.
Print.d by Lemercier, Paris. [1848.]
Fine hand-coloured lithograph, laid on card as issued. Card: 575 x 460mm (22¾ x 18''). Foxing, damage in corners or mount card.
A scene showing two Ethiopian warriors carrying weapons. A plate from 'Oriental Album: Characters, Costumes, And Modes of Life In the Valley of the Nile' by James Augustus St. John, illustrated after drawings by Emile Prisse d'Avennes. Prisse d'Avennes (1807-1879) was a French Egyptologist and archeologist who moved to Egypt in 1827 and adopted the Egyptian way of life, converting to Islam and being known as Idriss-effendi. Very fine 1st state with wonderful fresh colour.
Attabay: 1001; Blackmer 1357.
[Ref: 50927]   £280.00  
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[Abyssinian costume &c.]
[Abyssinian costume &c.]
Drawn by E. Prisse Esq.re on stone by E. LeRoux.
Print.d by Lemercier, Paris. [1848.]
Fine hand-coloured lithograph, laid on card as issued. Card: 575 x 460mm (22¾ x 18''). Foxing, creasing along left edge.
A scene showing two Ethiopian warriors carrying weapons. A plate from 'Oriental Album: Characters, Costumes, And Modes of Life In the Valley of the Nile' by James Augustus St. John, illustrated after drawings by Emile Prisse d'Avennes. Prisse d'Avennes (1807-1879) was a French Egyptologist and archeologist who moved to Egypt in 1827 and adopted the Egyptian way of life, converting to Islam and being known as Idriss-effendi. Very fine 1st state with wonderful fresh colour.
Attabay: 1001; Blackmer 1357.
[Ref: 50928]   £280.00  
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[Warrior from Amhara.]
[Warrior from Amhara.]
Drawn by E. Prisse Esq.re on stone by E. LeRoux.
Print.d by Lemercier, Paris. [1848.]
Fine hand-coloured lithograph, laid on card as issued. Card: 575 x 460mm (22¾ x 18''). Foxing, creasing along left edge.
A scene showing a warrior leaning on his spear. A plate from 'Oriental Album: Characters, Costumes, And Modes of Life In the Valley of the Nile' by James Augustus St. John, illustrated after drawings by Emile Prisse d'Avennes. Prisse d'Avennes (1807-1879) was a French Egyptologist and archeologist who moved to Egypt in 1827 and adopted the Egyptian way of life, converting to Islam and being known as Idriss-effendi. Very fine 1st state with wonderful fresh colour.
Attabay: 1001; Blackmer 1357.
[Ref: 50929]   £280.00  
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[A Wahhabi Bedouin' and an Arab of the Azami Tribe.]
[A Wahhabi Bedouin' and an Arab of the Azami Tribe.]
Drawn by E. Prisse Esq.re on stone by Mouilleron.
Print.d by Lemercier, Paris. [1848.]
Fine hand-coloured lithograph, laid on card as issued. Card: 575 x 460mm (22¾ x 18''). Foxing.
A portrait of two men, wearing swords in a desert landscape. A plate from 'Oriental Album: Characters, Costumes, And Modes of Life In the Valley of the Nile' by James Augustus St. John, illustrated after drawings by Emile Prisse d'Avennes. Prisse d'Avennes (1807-1879) was a French Egyptologist and archeologist who moved to Egypt in 1827 and adopted the Egyptian way of life, converting to Islam and being known as Idriss-effendi. Very fine 1st state with wonderful fresh colour.
Attabay: 1001; Blackmer 1357.
[Ref: 50920]   £220.00  
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[Bedouins from the vicinity of Suez.]
[Bedouins from the vicinity of Suez.]
Drawn by E. Prisse Esq.re. On stone by Bour.
Print.d by Lemercier, Paris. [1848.]
Fine hand-coloured lithograph, laid on card as issued. Card: 575 x 460mm (22¾ x 18''). Foxing, damage in corners.
A scene showing two men in bedouin dress in a desert landscape. A plate from 'Oriental Album: Characters, Costumes, And Modes of Life In the Valley of the Nile' by James Augustus St. John, illustrated after drawings by Emile Prisse d'Avennes. Prisse d'Avennes (1807-1879) was a French Egyptologist and archeologist who moved to Egypt in 1827 and adopted the Egyptian way of life, converting to Islam and being known as Idriss-effendi. Very fine 1st state with wonderful fresh colour.
Attabay: 1001; Blackmer 1357.
[Ref: 50924]   £260.00  
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[Ghawazi, or Dancing Girls.]
[Ghawazi, or Dancing Girls.]
Drawn on stone by Deveria.
Print.d by Lemercier, Paris. [1848.]
Fine hand-coloured lithograph, laid on card as issued. Card: 575 x 460mm (22¾ x 18''). Foxing.
A scene showing two girls dancing before a seated man with a tambourine. A plate from 'Oriental Album: Characters, Costumes, And Modes of Life In the Valley of the Nile' by James Augustus St. John, illustrated after drawings by Emile Prisse d'Avennes. Prisse d'Avennes (1807-1879) was a French Egyptologist and archeologist who moved to Egypt in 1827 and adopted the Egyptian way of life, converting to Islam and being known as Idriss-effendi. Very fine 1st state with wonderful fresh colour.
Attabay: 1001; Blackmer 1357.
[Ref: 50925]   £380.00  
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[Women of Middle Egpyt.]
[Women of Middle Egpyt.]
Drawn by E. Prisse Esq.re. On stone by Mouilleron.
Print.d by Lemercier, Paris. [1848.]
Fine hand-coloured lithograph, laid on card as issued. Card: 575 x 460mm (22¾ x 18''). Foxing.
A scene showing two women by some Ancient Egyptian ruins, one stands with a pot on her head facing the second who sits on a piece of stone; a young child with a chick sits on the ground. A plate from 'Oriental Album: Characters, Costumes, And Modes of Life In the Valley of the Nile' by James Augustus St. John, illustrated after drawings by Emile Prisse d'Avennes. Prisse d'Avennes (1807-1879) was a French Egyptologist and archeologist who moved to Egypt in 1827 and adopted the Egyptian way of life, converting to Islam and being known as Idriss-effendi. Very fine 1st state with wonderful fresh colour.
Attabay: 1001; Blackmer 1357.
[Ref: 50921]   £220.00  
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[Female fellah.]
[Female fellah.]
Drawn by E. Prisse Esq.re. On stone by Mouilleron.
Print.d by Lemercier, Paris. [1848.]
Fine hand-coloured lithograph, laid on card as issued. Card: 575 x 460mm (22¾ x 18''). Foxing, damage in corners.
A portrait of a woman with a veiled face, carrying a child on her shoulders. A plate from 'Oriental Album: Characters, Costumes, And Modes of Life In the Valley of the Nile' by James Augustus St. John, illustrated after drawings by Emile Prisse d'Avennes. Prisse d'Avennes (1807-1879) was a French Egyptologist and archeologist who moved to Egypt in 1827 and adopted the Egyptian way of life, converting to Islam and being known as Idriss-effendi. Very fine 1st state with wonderful fresh colour.
Attabay: 1001; Blackmer 1357.
[Ref: 50923]   £260.00  
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The Oriental Album.
The Oriental Album. By E. Prisse Esq.r.
[1848.]
Very fine hand-coloured lithograph, laid on card as issued. Card: 555 x 450mm (22 x 17¾''). Foxing.
Ornate frontispiece in the style of an Ottoman tiled floor, to 'Oriental Album: Characters, Costumes, And Modes of Life In the Valley of the Nile' by James Augustus St. John, illustrated after drawings by Emile Prisse d'Avennes. Prisse d'Avennes (1807-1879) was a French Egyptologist and archeologist who moved to Egypt in 1827 and adopted the Egyptian way of life, converting to Islam and being known as Idriss-effendi. Very fine 1st state with wonderful fresh colour.
Attabay: 1001; Blackmer 1357.
[Ref: 50919]   £180.00   (£216.00 incl.VAT)
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[Female of the middle class carrying water from the Nile.]
[Female of the middle class carrying water from the Nile.]
Drawn by E. Prisse Esq.re. On stone by Mouilleron.
Print.d by Lemercier, Paris. [1848.]
Fine hand-coloured lithograph, laid on card as issued. Card: 575 x 460mm (22¾ x 18''). Foxing.
A scene showing a young woman carrying water in a pot on her head. A plate from 'Oriental Album: Characters, Costumes, And Modes of Life In the Valley of the Nile' by James Augustus St. John, illustrated after drawings by Emile Prisse d'Avennes. Prisse d'Avennes (1807-1879) was a French Egyptologist and archeologist who moved to Egypt in 1827 and adopted the Egyptian way of life, converting to Islam and being known as Idriss-effendi. Very fine 1st state with wonderful fresh colour.
Attabay: 1001; Blackmer 1357.
[Ref: 50922]   £260.00  
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[Negedi Horse, Arabia]
[Negedi Horse, Arabia]
Drawn by E. Prisse Esq.re on stone by E. LeRoux.
Print.d by Lemercier, Paris. [1848.]
Fine hand-coloured lithograph, laid on card as issued. Card: 450 x 555mm (17¾ x 22''). Foxing, creasing along left edge, staining in printed area.
A wonderful image of a galoping horse with his rider lying on the ground in the background. A plate from 'Oriental Album: Characters, Costumes, And Modes of Life In the Valley of the Nile' by James Augustus St. John, illustrated after drawings by Emile Prisse d'Avennes. Prisse d'Avennes (1807-1879) was a French Egyptologist and archeologist who moved to Egypt in 1827 and adopted the Egyptian way of life, converting to Islam and being known as Idriss-effendi. Very fine 1st state with wonderful fresh colour.
Attabay: 1001; Blackmer 1357.
[Ref: 50930]   £480.00  
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[Nubian and a fellah.]
[Nubian and a fellah.]
Drawn by E. Prisse Esq.re on stone by Eugene LeRoux.
Print.d by Lemercier, Paris. [1848.]
Fine hand-coloured lithograph, laid on card as issued. Card: 575 x 460mm (22¾ x 18''). Foxing, damage in corners or mount card.
A scene showing two men in a desert landscape. A plate from 'Oriental Album: Characters, Costumes, And Modes of Life In the Valley of the Nile' by James Augustus St. John, illustrated after drawings by Emile Prisse d'Avennes. Prisse d'Avennes (1807-1879) was a French Egyptologist and archeologist who moved to Egypt in 1827 and adopted the Egyptian way of life, converting to Islam and being known as Idriss-effendi. Very fine 1st state with wonderful fresh colour.
Attabay: 1001; Blackmer 1357.
[Ref: 50926]   £280.00  
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[Nubian Females, Kanoosee Tribe.]
[Nubian Females, Kanoosee Tribe.]
Drawn by E. Prisse Esq.re on stone by Eugene LeRoux.
Print.d by Lemercier, Paris. [1848.]
Fine hand-coloured lithograph, laid on card as issued. Card: 575 x 460mm (22¾ x 18''). Foxing.
A scene showing two women in a domestic setting, one sits on the ground while the other carrys a dish. A plate from 'Oriental Album: Characters, Costumes, And Modes of Life In the Valley of the Nile' by James Augustus St. John, illustrated after drawings by Emile Prisse d'Avennes. Prisse d'Avennes (1807-1879) was a French Egyptologist and archeologist who moved to Egypt in 1827 and adopted the Egyptian way of life, converting to Islam and being known as Idriss-effendi. Very fine 1st state with wonderful fresh colour.
Attabay: 1001; Blackmer 1357.
[Ref: 50931]   £450.00  
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Vera Effigies et Delineatio Insulæ Sanctæ Helenæ...
Vera Effigies et Delineatio Insulæ Sanctæ Helenæ...
[Baptista à Doeticum sculp.]
[Amsterdam: C. Claesz, 1595-96.] Trimmed to neatline on three sides and into image at bottom, losing engraver's name, mounted on album paper.
Three coastal profiles of St Helena, engraved by Baptiste van Doeticum for Jan Huygen van Linschoten's 'Itinerario, Voyage ofte Schipvaert naer Oost ofte Portugaels Indien...'. The publication of Linschoten's 'Itinerario' broke the Portuguese monopoly on the trade routes to the spices of the East Indies, allowing the foundation of both the Dutch and English East India Companies.
[Ref: 51056]   £380.00  
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