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Camera Studies in Iraq
Hasso Bros., Baghdad 1925 - 37 single sided Pages ( 57 sepia photograph images), Original imitation crocodile binding lettered in gilt, tied with cord, in fair condition, general/corner/edge wear, with title and A. Kerim Baghdad and Hasso, Bros. Baghdad. Contents good, minor ageing of paper. Inside cover " To mother with my love B. 1925". The photogravure plates on heavy paper are good and clean. Printed titles to each below each photo in English within platemark, one has ‘R.A.F. Official Photograph’. First Edition of photographic images by A. Kerim of Baghdad in the early 1920s. Views include: Ashar Creek, Whiteley Bridge Ashar Creek Basrah, Sheikh Gazal Market Ashar Basrah, The Shrine of Sheikh Omar, the Tomb of Sit Hobaida, Kadimain the Holy City, The golden domes and minarets of the Kadimain Mosque, the enterance gate to the Kadimain Mosque,pilgrims with their camels on the way to Kerbala, ancient musical instruments,Ctesiphon as it looks from an aeroplane ‘R.A.F. Official Photograph’ (by the binders mistake there are 2 full page images of this photograph), the Ruins of Babylon- Temple of Marduk, Tenish money changers at Baghdad, An Sheikh, Kurdish Lady in her best costume, a group of Assyrian Mountaineers and lots more. So an incomplete copy of this famous book, undated but either 1923 or 1925. I can bring it to the London Photograph fairs, only if contacted beforehand. Size: 24.5 x 32cm Approx [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
      [Bookseller: Malcolm Books]
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