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Ethiopian painting

Budge, E.A. Wallis The lives of Maba Seyon and Gabra Krestos. The Ethiopic texts edited with an English translation and a chapter on the illustrations of Ethiopic Mss. London W. Griggs, Chromo-Lithographer to the Queen. 1898
First edition Folio, pp.lxxxiii, 144, 63, 92 colour plates, 33 illustrations. Lady Meux Manuscript No.1. No.229 of 300 copies only. A very good copy in the original blind-stamped leather, neatly recased.

Superb colour reproductions of Ethiopian paintings from the original manuscript - by Griggs, the master of chromolithographic reproduction of this kind. This book weighs 7 kg - postage will be quoted on request.