Daniel Good Rare Books and Engravings
1729 B. Picart; Dgi-Guerdgi Albanois, Albania, Turkey - Folio - Religious art
Dgi-Guerdgi Albanois, qui porte au Bezestein des Foyes de Mouton pour nourrir les Chats
Fine folio copper engravings published in the original French series:
The Ceremonies and Religious Customs of the Various Nations of the Known World
Published c 1727.
39 x 24.5 cm
Antique print depicting the Albanian Dgi-Guerdgi feeding cats in the bazaar in Constantinople with sheep liver.
The plates in this work were adapted by B. Picart and others from various sources including de Bry.
Light fading to plate.