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Egyptian palaces and villas : pashas, khedives, and kings / Shirley Johnston, with Sherif Sonbol.

By: Johnston, Shirley
Contributor(s): Sunbul, Sharīf
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Abrams, 2006Edition: 1 EDDescription: 207 p. : chiefly col. ill. ; 32 cmISBN: 0810955385 (hardcover : alk. paper); 9780810955387 (hardcover : alk. paper)Subject(s): Palaces -- Egypt | Country homes -- Egypt | Architecture -- Egypt -- History -- 19th century | Architecture -- Egypt -- History -- 20th centuryDDC classification: 728.80962/09034 LOC classification: NA1581 | .J64 2006Online resources: Table of contents | Publisher description
Contents:
Gawhara Palace -- Shoubra Palace : Nymphaeum -- Ras El-Tin Palace -- Hosh Al-Basha -- Monasterly Salamlik -- Mena House -- Gezira Palace -- Abdin Palace -- Antoniadis Villa and Gardens -- The Khedive Ismail's rest house -- Abd El-Razik Salamlik -- Mohammed Amin Wali House -- L'Hôtel Saint-Maurice -- The Residency "Bayt Al-Lurd" -- Fatima Hanem Chahin House -- The Winter Palace -- Montaza Palace and Salamlik -- The Cataract -- El-Masri Pasha Salamlik -- Bindernagel Villa -- Fakhry Bey Abd El-Nour Villa -- Zaafaran Palace -- Manial Palace -- Baron Empain Palace -- Youssef Pasha Soliman Villa -- Loutfy Mansour House -- Prince Youssef Kamal Hall -- Palazzina Dr. Ali Pasha Ibrahim -- Mizrahi Pasha Villa -- Sinout Bey Hanna Villa -- Greiss Villa -- Villa of the Papal Nuncio -- Royal Legation of Italy -- El-Chennaoui Villa -- Badrawi-Ashur Palace -- Abaza Villa -- Spahi House -- Hamed Said Studio and House -- Toussoun Abu Gabal House -- El-Mallawany House -- El-Mezlawy Palace.
Summary: Egypt's romantic allure does not end with the age of the pharaohs. This lavishly illustrated book offers a look inside the opulent estates of the pashas, khedives, and great ladies of 19th-century Egypt, and the princes and kings of the early 20th century. Here in all its cosmopolitan splendor is the world of unparalleled prosperity that attracted adventurers the world over, from the Belle Époque through the Roaring Twenties.--From publisher description.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 204) and index.

Gawhara Palace -- Shoubra Palace : Nymphaeum -- Ras El-Tin Palace -- Hosh Al-Basha -- Monasterly Salamlik -- Mena House -- Gezira Palace -- Abdin Palace -- Antoniadis Villa and Gardens -- The Khedive Ismail's rest house -- Abd El-Razik Salamlik -- Mohammed Amin Wali House -- L'Hôtel Saint-Maurice -- The Residency "Bayt Al-Lurd" -- Fatima Hanem Chahin House -- The Winter Palace -- Montaza Palace and Salamlik -- The Cataract -- El-Masri Pasha Salamlik -- Bindernagel Villa -- Fakhry Bey Abd El-Nour Villa -- Zaafaran Palace -- Manial Palace -- Baron Empain Palace -- Youssef Pasha Soliman Villa -- Loutfy Mansour House -- Prince Youssef Kamal Hall -- Palazzina Dr. Ali Pasha Ibrahim -- Mizrahi Pasha Villa -- Sinout Bey Hanna Villa -- Greiss Villa -- Villa of the Papal Nuncio -- Royal Legation of Italy -- El-Chennaoui Villa -- Badrawi-Ashur Palace -- Abaza Villa -- Spahi House -- Hamed Said Studio and House -- Toussoun Abu Gabal House -- El-Mallawany House -- El-Mezlawy Palace.

Egypt's romantic allure does not end with the age of the pharaohs. This lavishly illustrated book offers a look inside the opulent estates of the pashas, khedives, and great ladies of 19th-century Egypt, and the princes and kings of the early 20th century. Here in all its cosmopolitan splendor is the world of unparalleled prosperity that attracted adventurers the world over, from the Belle Époque through the Roaring Twenties.--From publisher description.

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