Syria

La Syrie. Costumes, Voyages, Paysages. Galerie Universelle des Peuples.

$35

Author:

Lallemand, Charles.

Publisher:

Kutub Ltd

Publisher City:

Beirut

Year:

2017

Edition:

Reprint

ISBN:

9789953554648

Weight:

700 g

Dimensions:

25*17

Reference ID:

h16606

Quantity:

50

Keyword:

Syria, 19th century, costumes, Middle East, 

[3, introduction by Badr El-Hage], 68 pp., 19 b/w photographs by Ludvicio Wolfang Hart including a vignette on title page, half-title, title printed in red & black, hard back binding, a reprint of 1865, limited edition of 500 copies, of which this copy is numbered 64.
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.