Excellent book of quality sepia photographs of Iraq. not dated probably early 1925, contains 50 pages of photographs each with a caption, in clean condition, decorative imitation crocodile boards are clean with gold lettering which is a little dulled, original cord ties on spine with beaded tassles.Rear endpapers are a little faded. Cloth a little bruised in parts. Overall a good copy.
A series of photographs in Sepia colour taken in Basrah, Amarah, Baghdad, the Tigris, Babylon, and Mosul, illustrating the topography, costumes and daily life. Views include: Ashar Creek, Whiteley Bridge Ashar Basrah, Bazar Square in Basrah City, The Serai Creek in Basrah City, Sheikh Gazal Market Ashar Basrah, Sug El Dijaj Basrah City, Modern Baghdad the city of Caliphs, The Shrine of Sheikh Omar, the Tomb of Sit Hobaida Kadimain the Holy City, The Golden Domes and Minarets of the Kadimain Mosque, The Maude Bridge, Baghdad from an aeroplane, Fruit Market in Baghdad, Baghdad & The Tigris, the Ruins of Babylon- Temple of Marduk, A Sheikh enjoying the famous Arab coffee, Street View of Baghdad from the North Gate, several street scenes in Baghdad, as well as many portraits and ethnic studies. A number of images show the local inhabitants from date-sellers on the streets of Baghdad to Kurdish nobles, to Arabian Sheikhs, to an intriguing photo of Assyrian Mountaineers
Author A Kerim. Hasso Brothers
Publisher A Kerim Hasso Brothers
Illustrator A Kerim
Condition Very Good