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MIR'AT AL HARAMAIN (VIEW OF THE TOW HOLY SANCTUARIES ) , 3 PARTS IN 4 VOLUMES COMPLETE SET
Istanbul: Matbaa-i Bahriye (the Navy press), 1883 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. THE MOST COMPREHENSIVE ENCYCLOPAEDIA IN THE OTTOMAN TURKISH ABOUT THE ARABIAN PENINSULA AND THE TOW HOLY SANCTUARIES IN HEDJAZ BY THE WELL-KNOWN AUTHOR WHO WAS EMPLOYED IN THE OTTOMAN ARMY IN HEJAZ IN C. 1865 AND THEN BECAME AN ADMIRAL IN THE OTTOMAN NAVY. EYUP SABRI PASHA WAS BORN IN TASALYA (THESSALIA) IN THE 19th C. AND DIED IN ISTANBUL IN 1890. HE IS BETTER KNOWN WITH HIS DESCRIPTIVE BOOKS ABOUT MECCA, MEDINA, THE ARABIAN PENINSULA AND THE WAHHABY ACTIVITIES BESIDE HIS RELIGIOUS BOOKS. HE WAS AWARE OF THE OFFICIAL ISSUES OF THE HEJAZ BECAUSE OF HIS BEING ACQUAINTED ON THE OFFICIAL CORREPONDENCE BETWEEN THE VILAYET OF HEJAZ AND THE CENTRAL AUTHORITY IN ISTANBUL. (PART 1): MIRAAT U MAKKA IN TOW VOLUMES. FIRST SECTION: 36 P OF PRAISES BY SOME OF THE WELL-KNOWN OFFICIALS AND SCHOLARS IN THE OTTOMAN STATE, DETAILED INDEX, PAGES 1 TO 480. LATER HARD COVER WITH GILTED TITLE IN LATIN LETTERS ON THE SPINE. SECOND SECTION: PRINTED IN 1884 , INDEX , PRAISES FROM PAGE 27 TO 58, PAGES 481 TO 1157, SOME PLATES AND FIGURES. CONTEMPORARY BINDING OF THE OTTOMAN NAVY, PARTLY AFFECTED AND REPAIRED, WITH THE IMPERIAL ARM OF THE OTTOMAN STATE AND THE NAVY BADGE (PART 2): MIRAAT UL MADINA IN ONE VOLUME, PRINTED IN 1304 (1886), SOME PLATES, 1343 P, WITH THE INDEX. CONTEMPORARY BINDING OF THE OTTOMAN NAVY, PARTLY AFFECTED AND REPAIRED, WITH THE IMPERIAL ARM OF THE OTTOMAN STATE AND THE NAVY BADGE. (PART 3): MIRAAT U JAZIRAT AL 'ARAB (VIEW OF THE ARABIAN PENINSULA), INDEX, TOW PLATES, 406 P. CONTEMPORARY BINDING WITH THE OTTOMAN STATE ARM AND HILAL (CRESCENT). PAGES ARE IN VERY GOOD CONDITION..
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