SAUDI ARABIA: An Artist's view of the past

By: Binzagr Safeya

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Book Condition: Near Fine in Good+ dust jacket


Green cloth with bright gilt titling to the spine and bright gilt 'dagger' decoration to the lower corner of the front cover. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket which is Complete and NOT corner clipped, BUT has a couple of (now closed/repaired) tears, some edge creasing and scuffing to the corners. Now protected in a new clear plastic cover and looks VG. The edges of text-block are lightly spotted/foxed, and the top-edge & fore-edges are slightly tanning. 139 pp, including a Preface by H. E. Abdal Aziz Al Rifai, A 3pp Introduction by the Author/Artist and 'An Historical Perspective' (12pp ) by Olfet Binzgr, the artists' sister. 65 tipped-in colour plates by the Artist/Author, a b/w map, and a tipped-in plate in sepia of 6 Kings/Princes of Saudi Arabia, including King Faisal. "The artist-author painted scenes of the rapidly disappearing desert civilization, recording the peoples places and traditions of Saudi Arabia. Her work is accompanied by text explaining the culture portrayed in her paintings." Overall an Excellent Very Clean, Tight and Bright copy, it would have been described as VG/NF but the dustjacket, as noted above, tho complete, is somewhat shelfworn at the corners. ; 9664; 4to 11" - 13" tall

Title: SAUDI ARABIA: An Artist's view of the past

Author Name: Binzagr Safeya

Categories: Foreign Travel. Exploration, Illustrated, Architecture. Art. Crafts, Middle East/Egypt, History & Politics. Churchill, Folk-Lore. Myth. Legend, Older/Uncatalogued, Gypsies/Romanies,

Edition: Second Edition

Publisher: Lausanne, Switzerland, Three Continents Publishers With the Collaboration of Arabian Resource Management S. A. Geneva.: 1979

ISBN Number: 2880010764

ISBN Number 13: 9782880010768

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine in Good+ dust jacket

Seller ID: 9664

Keywords: SAUDI ARABIA: An Artist's View Of The Past; Safeya Binzgr; Olfet Binzger Arabian Resource Management; South Arabia; Bedouins; Desert Civilization; Arabian Sands; Arabian Desert; Saudi Arabian Art. Kings/princes Of Saudi Arabia, Including King Faisal;