Auction or Gallery status
User login

Forgot your password or username?

Shop Catalogue




Publisher: PRISSE D'AVENNES, E.
Title: Arabesques. - Miroirs a main en métail. . .
Published in: Paris, 1877
   
Size: 21.7 x 15.7 inches.
55.0 x 40.0 cm.
Colouring:

In original colours.
Condition: Colour-lithography on tinted grounds, heighlighted with gold. Printed on thick paper, measuring 402x575mm. In very good condition.
Condition Rating

Lithographed by Daumont. From the author's "L'Art Arabe d'après les monuments du Kaire…". Emile Prisse d'Avennes, Orientalist and Muslim convert, obsessive in his attention to detail, was after Champollion the greatest pre-20th century Egyptologist. His interests were not, however, limited to Egyptology and he produced this, one of the most important books on the Islamic monuments of Egypt.
A French nobleman by birth, though impoverished, Prisse d'Avennes seems to have spent his life in the pursuit of the exotic. After a period fighting for Greek independence Prisse d'Avennes travelled to India, a journey that prefigured his extensive Middle Eastern travels, which during the next 40 years took him to Palestine, Syria, Sudan, Ethiopia, Arabia, Persia, & most importantly Egypt and Algeria where he lived.
Like Coste, Prisse d'Avennes worked for the Viceroy Mehmet Ali until 1836. In 1860, Prisse d'Avennes returned to France with the fruits of his travels: 300 folio drawings, 400 metres of bas-reliefs, 150 photographs of important architectural details, 150 sketches and daguerrotypes and numerous plans, details and elevations copied on the scene.

More about Emile Prisse d'Avennes [+]




map Thumbnail Catalogue  book Catalogue  Category:  Africa | North Africa | Egypt | Check Archive |

Click image to zoom old map image
PRISSE D'AVENNES, E. -  Arabesques. - Miroirs a main en métail. . .
PRISSE D'AVENNES, E. - Arabesques. - Miroirs a main en métail. . . high resolution image of old map
Click image to zoom old map image


For more than 40 years we have been selling genuine old maps, atlases, prints, posters. Every item on this site is clearly dated and priced and was engraved on copper, unless otherwise stated.

Measurements exclude the margins and are provided in both millimeters and inches, with height given first.
Colour was done by hand. 'Original colours' means that the item was coloured at, or about, the time of it's original publication. When the term 'Coloured' appears, it means that the map was more recently coloured, likely in this century or at the end of last century.
A colour code is used help and we use a condition rating system. help
In addition, we have created a unique HiBCOR grading system which we believe can assist all collectors in forming a collection. Please take the time to read this.

Certificate of authenticity Warranty
We warranty the authenticity of each map, print, atlas, poster or medieval manuscript described in this catalogue. Our warranty means that there is no time limitation to our guarantee of authenticity and if there is ever discovered that something bought here is not authentic, your money will be returned. We stand by what we sell.
- We try to carefully note any splits, tears, discolouration or other defects and to assist buyers we use a condition rating system that can be found here: help
  Please note that if the condition report does not show any remarks about splits, tears, discolouration, etc. this means there are none to be found in the item described. Splits, tears, discolouration and other defects are carefully noted. In addition we use a condition rating system help
 As a general rule we try to offer maps of a high quality standard

- A certificate of authenticity is provided for each acquired map, print, atlas, poster or medieval manuscript.

- The items in the Fixed-sale catalog are available for immediate purchase without any commission charged.
- Generally, sales are not subject to VAT or Sales Tax; however, we are required by law to add 7% sales tax to the bill of buyers from within the state of Florida.
- There is a shipping fee of $25 per combined shipment (we are happy to combine all your purchases foreach sale into one package) and this one fee will also include handling and insurance.

- We accept checks, Visa, Mastercard, PayPal, and bank transfers.

FAQ
Click for more details about buying in fix sale gallery, or bidding at auction.
Many answers are likely to find in help section.

Paulus Swaen Internet Auction
is the first internet auction specializing in old maps, Medieval manuscripts and prints. It is a unique place for buying and selling antique maps, atlases, books, and medieval manuscripts.
We are in the map business for 40 years! more
Lot number: 32781

PRISSE D'AVENNES, E. - Arabesques. - Miroirs a main en métail. . .
zoom


Price :$ 75
Approx. Euro 64  

This item is available for immediate sale.
Click here to continue.
How to buyhelp
Inquire about this Item.


H!BCoR*** help
GRADING
Historical
Beauty
Condition
Rarity

 Add to my gallery  
Like this item?
Thinking about buying later on?
Or just create a virtual collection !
With Wishlist you can collect all
Your Favorite maps in one place
by simply pressing a button!
[ Read More ]
 

 





Buy this item Price : $ 75



How to buy this item
No commission is charged. Shipping fee is $25 per combined shipment, including handling and insurance.
Click on 'Buy it now' button and fill in your name and email address. In the comment field please ad I would like to buy this item or any other question you might have.
We will contact you again within 24 hours. (more)