• Art of the Islamic and Indian  auction at Christies

    Sale 7843

    Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds

    13 April 2010, London, King Street

  • Lot 276

    DR. SALEH SOUBHY: PÈLERINAGE À LA MECQUE ET À MÉDINE

    PRINTED IN CAIRO, JUNE 1894

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    DR. SALEH SOUBHY: PÈLERINAGE À LA MECQUE ET À MÉDINE
    PRINTED IN CAIRO, JUNE 1894
    A description of Subhi's Hajj journeys of 1888 and 1894, printed French manuscript on paper, 130ff. plus 4 fly-leaves, containing 19 plates including photographic view of Mecca and Medina after Sadiq Bey and others, each with a protective fly-leaf, the title page with dedication in the hand of the author to his friend Dr. Osman Samy and dated 11 November 94, in green boards with marbled paper covering and green morocco spine with gilt stamped medallion and title
    Folio 9 1/8 x 6in. (23.1 x 15.1cm.)


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