Egypt Painted and Described
Egypt Painted and Described

KELLY, R. Talbot. Egypt Painted and Described.

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KELLY, R. Talbot. Egypt Painted and Described. London, Adam & Charles Black, 1902.

4to. Original blue cloth, designed by Turbaine, ornamented in orange, lettered in gilt, top edge gilt; pp. xiii, 239; 75 coloured plates, captioned tissue-guard to each; very light marking to cloth, a little offsetting from endpapers, a very good copy.
First edition of an A & C Black classic, the Irish Egyptologist's and painter's book, based on his life with Bedouin tribes.
Inman 19.
Provenance: Elegant contemporary ownership inscription by a member of the European high nobility, one Paraclète Françoise […]Orléans von Habsburg Lothringen inside front cover.