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Iran Persia 1930s Book w/172 photogravure pictures Tehran Isfahan Yezd Tabriz
Germany: 1937. In good exterior and fine interior conditionWear to boards and spine, spine sunned, head of spine chipped/frayed, otherwise ok. The photo plates are clean. Iran - The new Persia A very rare book full of beautiful full and half page photographs (in high quality photo gravure technique) of the landscape, cities, villages, mosques, tombs and ancient places of Persia in the 1930s. This precious book was not affordable by too many people at that time. And there is no other book of that time which comes close to the printing quality of that title. Photographs titled in English, German, French and Persian. From the series "Orbis Terrarum", a series of early photobooks portraying the regions of the world. This is definitely the rarest volume in the series! Hardcover 156 pages a map of Iran 24 pages introduction mounted photograph (print) of S.K.M. Reza Schah Pahlavi 172 sepia photos in rotogravure accompanying commentary for each photograph in the rear on 27 pages Gilt lettering and decoration In good exterior and fine interior condition Wear to boards and spine, spine sunned, head of spine chipped/frayed, otherwise ok. The photo plates are clean. All pages are complete and tight in the binding. Approx/Measurements: 12-1/4" x 9" ~1.9 lbs. by Axel von Graefe Published by Atlantis-Verlag Berlin - Zurich Inhaltsverzeichnis (table of contents) [excerpt]: Teheran - Meidan Sepah - Tochal - Mount Damavand - Shah Abdol Azim - Rey (Rhagae) - Keredj Valley - Chalus Highway - Alborz Mountains - Ramsar - Lahijan - Gilan - Mazanderan - Aschraf - Caspian Sea - Pahlavi - Bender Sha … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: German Book Store (ob8t) [Bavaria, DE]
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