Bois Sculptes d’Eglises Coptes (Epoque Fatimide).

Pauty, Edmond.

Book ID: 19378


Folio. vii, 38 pp., [1], 45 full-page heliotype plates, 4 figures, historical introduction by Gaston Wiet, original hard boards, soiled and worn at spine, title printed in red & black on front cover, partly cracked spine, otherwise copy clean inside and in good condition, Publications du Musee Arabe du Caire, Imprimerie de L’Institut Francais d’Archeologie Orientale, Le Caire, first edition, 1930.


Edmond Pauty, a French scholar, orientalist painter, architect and technical expert on the Committee for the Conservation of Monuments in Arab Art. This is an academic study of the Islamic influence on the carved wood at two old Coptic churches in old Cairo, the church of Sitt Barbara and the church of Abou Saifain.
Bibliographic reference: Creswell, 1278.

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