Khadra. Danseuse Ouled Nail.


Book ID: 10881


8vo. xi, 178 pp., title & half-title decorated with Islamic design, illustrated with paintings by Étienne Dinet, and decorated by Mohammed Racim, publisher’s decorated wrappers, text within borders, +16 loose colour plates, +16 loose b/w plates in a hard back board folder, both fitted in decorated slipcase, Limited edition at 985 copies, of which this copy is numbered 11 printed on Imperial Japonica paper, with 2 series of drawings: one in black and one in colour presented in a small folder (nb XI) printed for Mr Paul Roche, Missing the Hand Drawn Plate; published by Edition d'art H. Piazza, Paris, 1926.


[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, plus 1 hand drawn plate, 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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