EGYPT BEATO (ANTOINE) A collection of 116 images of Alexandria, Cairo and the sites of Ancient Egypt, 3 vol.
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EGYPT BEATO (ANTOINE) A collection of 116 images of Alexandria, Cairo and the sites of Ancient Egypt, 3 vol.
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EGYPT BEATO (ANTOINE) A collection of 116 images of Alexandria, Cairo and the sites of Ancient Egypt, 3 vol. EGYPT BEATO (ANTOINE) A collection of 116 images of Alexandria, Cairo and the sites of Ancient Egypt, 3 vol.
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BEATO (ANTOINE) A collection of 116 images of Alexandria, Cairo and the sites of Ancient Egypt, 3 vol., albumen prints, almost all signed with 'A. Beato' within the image mounted on card, pencilled captions in French on versos, images approximately 260 x 375mm., bound in red morocco, gilded clasps, slightly scuffed, large 4to (540 x 425mm) , [c.1870]

Footnotes

  • A very substantial collection of Antoine Beato's Egyptian views, in three volumes comprising: (i) 38 images: Alexandria (7); Cairo (30, mostly mosques); The Sphinx and Great Pyramid at Giza; (ii) 38 images: Cairo (5); Giza (3); Beni Hasan; Step pyramid at Saqqara; Abydos; Dendera (2); Luxor (6); Karnak (19); (iii) 40 images: Thebes (12); Gournah; The Valley of the Kings; Edfou (4); Ombos; Aswan, Philae and Abu Simbel (21).
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