The Life of Mohammad The Prophet of Allah.Paris: The Paris Book Club, 1918 Stock Code: 136218
LIMITED EDITIONLimited edition of 875 numbered copies of which this number 74. Alphonse-Étienne Dinet (1861-1929), a French-born and Paris-trained painter, lived and worked for almost fifty years in Algeria. His conversion to Islam in 1908 was made formal in 1913. This is one of many collaborative works he produced with Sliman Ben Ibrahim, who originally served as his guide in Algeria.
Quarto. Finely bound by the Chelsea Bindery in dark green morocco, titles to spine gilt, raised bands, Arabic motif to front board gilt, twin rule to turn-ins gilt, blue and green patterned endpapers, gilt edges.
With 35 coloured plates by Dinet and 12 colour ornamental pages by Mohammad Racim.
A fine copy.
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