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Millennial Cities - Portfolio of Prints (introduction by Dr. Carney Gavin)

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For almost two decades, Thornwillow Press has been working with Dr. Carney Gavin and the Archives for Historical Documentation to present this collection of 10 photogravures of Cairo, Jerusalem, Beirut, Medina, Mecca, Constantinople, And Bethlehem. These images, produced by photographers and archaeologists more than 100 years ago preserve a window through which the modern world can glimpse these ancient cities that were the birthplaces of modern culture.

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Millennial Cities fits into a broad collection of Thornwillow publications that celebrate the lives and works of great artists and authors.

For almost two decades, Thornwillow Press has been working with Dr. Carney Gavin and the Archives for Historical Documentation to present Millennial Cities, featuring 10 photogravures of Cairo, Jerusalem, Beirut, Medina, Mecca, Constantinople, and Bethlehem originally captured by extraordinary archaeologists and photographers: Francis Firth, M.J. Diness, Felix and Adrien Bonfils, Muhammad Sadiq Bey, Al-Sayyid Abd al-Ghaffar, and Cecil V. Shadholt.
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Author Various (with an introduction by Dr. Carney Gavin)
About The Author Dr. Carney Gavin (1939-2014) was the President and Curator of the Archives for Historical Documentation and pioneered important collaborations in the field of cultural preservation, initiating some of the most extraordinary photo-archelogy discoveries.
Dimensions

Book: 18'' x 9"

Clamshell box: 19 1/4'' x 10 1/8''
Edition First Edition of 200 portfolios signed by the author of the introduction and the publisher, half leather and pastepaper book and portfolio, clamshell box with leather spine label.

Published: 2014
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