SPL Hand Coloured Rare Book Collection Featuring Norman R Bobins

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FOUQUET, Daniel.
Contribution a l'etude de la Ceramique Orientale.

A beautifully bound copy of an illustrated work on Egyptian ceramics.

Cairo: [printed in Vienna by 'Typ. Adolphe Holzausen'], 1900
Cairo: [printed in Vienna by 'Typ. Adolphe Holzausen'], 1900

[Contribution to the study of Oriental Ceramics.] Quarto. Half-title. Gillot of Paris printed Sixteen plates after Gino Ricordi and others (comprising one double-page map, 12 single-page plates [5 hand-coloured], and three double-page hand-coloured plates). Contemporary red straight-grained morocco by Stikeman & Co. for Scribner's Sons covers with triple fillet gilt border, spine in six compartments with raised bands, lettered in the second compartment, the others with repeat decoration in gilt, gilt turn-ins, patterned and textured endpapers. Coloured plates in order: 1. Plate VI. Fonds de Plats et Bols de la Fabrique de Ghaibi et Chami. 2. Plate VII. Ghabi / Ghabi Fils / Agami / El Hirmizi. 3. Plate VIII. El Hirmizi / El Chamy / El Chaer / El Siouaz / Ibn El Siouaz El Chamy / El Miaallim (double page). 4. Plate IX. Nakkach / Oul Barrany / Abou-l-Izz / Abolo / Aamed (doible page). 5. Plate X. Bism / Syouazz / Iiouazz / Nal / Mouhandem / Fathh (double page). 6. Plate XI. Fond de Plat en Faience Siliceuse Signe AIOUB. 7. Plate XII. Fond d'un Grand Bol en Faience Siliceuse Signe d'un Monogramme. 8. Plate XV. (1) Terre Blanche Emaillee du 8th ou 9th Siecule. (2) Terre Emaillee sur Engobe, Epoque des Mamlouks.