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CHÂTELAIN, Henri Abraham.
Le Temple de la Mecque avec une Description Exacte de tout ce qu'on y Voit & Des Ceremoniesqu'on y fait.
Amsterdam, 1720. 380 x 440mm. View of the Muslim Kaaba at Mecca. Pilgrims from all over the world, gather here to pray during the annual Hajj pilgrimage. There is a key below the image. Beneath the main image are two smaller depictions of people praying. In between the two vignettes is a description (in French) of Islamic traditions.
Bookseller: Altea Antique Maps [London, United Kingdom]
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