Bijoux Arabes et Berbères du Maroc.

Besancenot, Jean, 1902-1922.

Book ID: 31019


4 to. xvi, 18 pp. [1], colour frontispiece + 40 full page plates, loose sheets in a sleeve and half cloth portfolio as published, with laces. Limited and numbered edition of 650 copies on velum paper of which this is no.147. Preface by Marcel Vicaire, light foxing to cover, otherwise copy in very good condition, Jacques Klein, Éditions de la Cigogne, Casablanca, original first edition, 1953.


Rare album of 40 plates showing an array of iconographic models of 193 different types of Moroccan jewellery, a collection of forms and decorations with a commentary that complements the graphical description.
Bibliographic reference: Creswell 893.

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