London, South Kensington
30 April 1997
EMILE BÉCHARD (active 1869-90)
L'Egypte et la Nubie: Grand Album Monumental, Historique, Architectural, Paris: Phototypie Quinsac et Imprimerie Chaix, 1887
Illustrated with 150 collotypes after photographs by Béchard, printed titles, photographer's credit and publisher's credit in margins, printed list of plates with descriptive text by M.A. Palmieri d'après nos meilleurs écrivains, list of authors, preface, title page and half title, marbled boards, half black morocco, titled in gilt on spine, elephant folio.
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This book was considered to be Béchard's major achievement and was highly praised at the time.
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