BIBLIOGRAPHIE DES OUVRAGES RELATIFS A L'AFRIQUE ET A L'ARABIE CATALOGUE METHODIQUE ...
Reprint of the 1875 first edition. (See Besterman 440). 3,696 entries and with index.
More On This Subject - -
Books of related interests - -
> Cross, Robert and Michael Perkin, ELSPETH HUXLEY, A BIBLIOGRAPHY
> Brown, Larissa, AFRICANS IN THE NEW WORLD, 1493-1834.
> Joucla, Edmond, BIBLIOGRAPHIE DE L'AFRIQUE OCCIDENTALE FRANCAISE.
> LIST OF WORKS IN THE NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY RELATING TO ARABIA AND THE ARABS.
REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE OF THE SOCIETY OF ARTS, &C, TOGET...
First edition (Levis, p. 468; Bridson & Wakeman B48; Goldsmith 22503; Kress C. 414). All six plates present. With the bookplate of Gavin Bridson. An important comment on the prevention of forgery. Contains a number of articles including: one by T.C. Hansard who proposed the use of Diamond type arranged in patterns (including an example plate); by T. Ransom recommending copper plate engraving (including a sample bank note showing the work of three different engravers); by R.H. Sully also recommending copper plate engraving (with a sample bank note and an engraved plate showing the design for a new copper plate printing machine); and by Richard Williamson recommending steel engraving (with two fine steel engraved plates). Old ink stamp of Mercantile Library of Philadelphia on a number of the pages and all the plates. The plates are faintly water-stained.