Artisans et Commercants au Caire au XVIIIe Siecle. TWO VOLUMES.

Raymond, André.

Book ID: 16017


8vo. Volume I: lv, [2], 372 pp., / Volume II: 373-920 pp., half-titles, titles, 8 folding maps, 53 tables, original publisher’s wrappers, biblio, title printed in red on spine & front cover, copy clean & in very good condition, Institut Français de Damas, Damascus, first edition, 1973-1974.


André Raymond a French scholar who worked at the Institut Français de Damas between (1954 – 1955), and later at Cairo (1955 – 1957). In 1967 he became the director of the Institut Français de Damas until 1975. This work is a Doctorate thesis which he presented in 1972. Raymond discusses the works of artists, craftsmen, and commercial personalities at Cairo in the 18th century. [Creswell 274].

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