Phoenicia Beirut Lebanon 1900 Illustrated book knapping tools flintworkingBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
La Phenicie Avant les Pheniciens, l'Age de la Pierre, by G. Zumoffen.
1900, Beyrouth, Imprimerie Catholique.
Phoenicia before the Phoenicians- The Age of Peter.
Turn of the 20th century illustrated book printed and published in Beirut, Lebanon. Two parts in one, first part consisting of 15 original albumen photographic plates of knapped stone blades or tools, each mounted to thick card backing paper with a descriptive text leaf. Second part is a 126 pp. (+2 leaves) book (in French).
Rare work, in an early/ original binding. Leather spine, marbled paper covered boards. Hinges cracked, spine leather scuffed, dried and slightly chipped at head, front cover slightly loosened, plates & text block sound, clean & tight.
Book measures: 9 7/8" H X 7 1/4" W.