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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. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" 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) MIR'AT MECCA, TOW SECTIONS IN ONE VOLUME. (22), INDEX, 1175 P WITH SEVERAL LITHOGRAPHIC PLATES OF WHICH TOW ARE IN COLOURS. CONTEMPORARY FULL LEATHER OTTOMAN BINDING WITH FLAP. (PART 2) MIR'AT AL MEDINA, TOW SECTIONS IN TOW VOLUMES. PRINTED IN 1886. VOL.1, (8), INDEX, PAGES 1 TO 642 WITH 3 LITHOGRAPHIC PLATES OF WHICH ONE IS FOLDING AND IN COLOURS. VOL.2, PAGES 643 TO 1343, WITH ONE FOLDING PLAN OF THE HOLY MOSQUE IN MEDINA AND ONE DIAGRAM. (PART 3) MIR'AT JAZIRAT AL 'ARAB (VIEW OF THE ARABIAN PENINSULA), INDEX, 416 P, WITH 2 LITHOGRAPHIC PLATES. PRINTED IN 1888. THE THREE VOLUMES OF MIR'AT AL MEDINA AND MIR'AT JAZIRAT AL 'ARAB ARE IN SIMILAR GILTED OTTOMAN BINDINGS. Tall 8vo. THE FIRST AND ONLY EDITION. For other set of this book see no. 000276 in our inventory..
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