lithographic proof, The Battle of Qadisiya, by Edward Bawden, printed by the Curwen Press in 1947. Published as a double page spread in The Arabs, Puffin Books (1947). A beautifully illustrated depiction of the famous battle (now known as The Battle of al-Qadisiyyah)

The Battle of Qadisiya: double lithographic proof from the Curwen Press (Edward Bawden)

Edward Bawden
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  • Condition: B+ (Japan backed, surface marks, images unaffected)
  • Date: 1947
  • Designer: Edward Bawden (1903 - 1989)
  • Printer: Curwen Press
  • Size: 770 x 505 mm

A unique double lithographic proof, The Battle of Qadisiya, by Edward Bawden, printed by the Curwen Press in 1947. Published as a double page spread in The Arabs, Puffin Books (1947). A beautifully illustrated depiction of the famous battle (now known as The Battle of al-Qadisiyyah) which occurred in 636 CE between the Rashidun Caliphate and the Sasanian Empire. A rare opportunity to acquire an unbound copy of this splendid lithograph by one of twentieth century Britian’s greatest artist-designers. A higher resolution image is available for viewing on request.