Syria

La Syrie. Costumes, Voyages, Paysages.

$35

Author:

Lallemand, Charles.

Publisher:

Kutub Ltd

Publisher City:

Beirut

Year:

2017

Edition:

Second Edition

ISBN:

9789953554648

Weight:

700 g

Dimensions:

25*17

Reference ID:

h16606

Quantity:

50

Keyword:

Syria, 19th century, costumes, Middle East, 

68 PP. of french text,Hardback binding,  profusely B/W  photographs, Limited and numbered edition to 500 copies, copy new in mint condition.
This is the second French edition of "Syria" (La Syrie) book, a rare book published in 1865 by the French journalist and publisher "Charles Lallemand (1826-1926)" in a limited first edition of 60 copies as part of a project entitled "The Universal Gallery of Peoples".  This book is the first of its kind in the 19th century to document the Syrian national costumes by photography.