The Orientalists. European Painters of Eastern Scenes.Oxford: Phaidon, 1977 Stock Code: 110778
THE GHANI COPYFirst edition in English, originally published in French earlier the same year, this copy from the library of noted Iranian bibliophile Cyrus Ghani, with his ownership inscription dated New York, February 1982, to the front free endpaper.
Large oblong quarto. Original blue cloth, spine lettered in gilt. With dust jacket.
140 photographic reproductions of paintings to the text, of which 24 in colour.
An excellent copy in the bright dust jacket.
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