GOOD, Frank Mason.

£7,500

Selected photographs of the Nile
and its scenery, including some of its most ancient and interesting Temples &c. &c.
London, A. Shapcott, n.d. [1874].

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Description

Scarce. We have been unable to locate any copies on either COPAC or OCLC. A very well presented album showing famous sites from Upper Egypt. Denderah, Medinet Haboo, Karnak, Philea, Luxor and other sites are all shown, many with local inhabitants in the foreground.

Frank Mason Good (1839-1928), is best known for his series of views of the Middle East taken on four separate tours of the area in the 1860s and 1870s. He first travelled to Egypt as assistant to Francis Frith in late 1857. He joined the Photographic Society in 1864, and in 1880 served as a judge of its annual exhibition.

Description

First edition. Landscape 8vo (28.5 x 19 cm), pictorial lithograph title, 20 original photographs mounted on beige surrounds, printed captions beneath image, tissue guards, all edges gilt, original red cloth decorated in gilt and blind, upper cover and spine utterly faded and lightly soiled, photographs clean and fresh with good tonal range.

Bibliography

Gernsheim (Incunabula), 584.

 

Stock ID: 99708