Khadra. Danseuse Ouled Nail.

DINET, ÉTIENNE & SLIMAN BEN IBRAHIM.

Book ID: 10881

£1,000.00

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8vo. xi, 178 pp., title & half-title decorated with Islamic design, illustrated with 16 paintings by Étienne Dinet, and decorated with Islamic designs by Mohammed Racim, text within borders, publisher’s decorated wrappers, with 2 series of loose drawings: one in black and one in colour fitted in hard board folder, both fitted in decorated slipcase. Limited edition of 985 copies, of which this copy is numbered XI, printed on Imperial Japonica paper for Mr Paul Roche, Edition d'art H. Piazza, Paris, 1926.

Synopsis

[Limited and numbered edition to 985 copies, of which 30 copies printed on Imperial Japonica paper containing a coloured suite of drawings, plus black and white drawings, then 155 copies printed on imperial Japonica paper containing a black and white suite of drawings, and 800 numbered copies printed on BFK vellum paper with coloured drawings].
A superb art work produced by Piazza depicting various costumes, landscapes, and ways of life with the tribe of Ouled Nail in Algeria.
Bibliographic references: Catalogue Fischer Library 582; Carteret IV, 141; Mahe I, 727; Monod 3809.

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