MECCA and HAJJ | A collection of books, prints and photographs relating to Mecca and the Hajj.
MECCA AND THE HAJJ
A collection of books, prints and photographs relating to Mecca and the Hajj, comprising:
La Temple de la Mecque, 18th century engraved view of the Ka'aba and Masjid al-Haram (platemark 335 x 550mm.), old folds as issued, minor wear and stains
Mecca: panascopic pop-up book, published by Arita, 1977, 4to, pop-up book of coloured card showing the great mosque and Ka'aba at Mecca with pilgrims, original cloth-backed pictorial boards, covers with photographic views of Medina and other holy sites
Hajj booklet, a rare printed booklet in Arabic (circa 1899) including images of Mecca and Medina, contemporary card wrappers, rebacked with cloth, slight wear to edges and wrappers
Hajj photograph album 'View from the Holy Land', oblong 8vo, 13 vintage photographs of views of Mecca and Medina and pilgrims, mounted on card, contemporary black textured synthetic sewn album, upper cover with mounted multi-view photograph with title
Hajj photograph album, oblong 4to, 18 vintage black and white photographs (average 80 x 130mm.), mounted on card, black synthetic sewn album
Postcard album, oblong 8vo (125 x 160mm.), 15 postcards, including cards of Mecca and Medina, textured dark green sewn card wrappers
Mecca and Medina, box of 25 postcard size photographs, souvenir images of the Hajj, housed in cardboard box with printed paper label in Arabic on lid, slight wear to box
Mecca, 8 vintage photographs showing models of Mecca and a display about the Hajj, mounted on card, concertina-style, with Arabic manuscript captions pasted on the mounts
Hajj souvenir album, oblong 8vo, 22 postcard-size black & white photographic views, original printed sewn wrappers, somewhat worn and stained
Hajj souvenir album, oblong 8vo, 17 postcard-size vintage colour photographic images, original sewn colour wrappers, somewhat worn and stained
Mecca, vintage photograph (120 x 165mm.), mounted on card, minor stains to image and stain to mount
Mirza library--Mecca and Medina, circa 1960s-70s, 4 large colour photographic prints (430 x 315mm., or the reverse), showing the 'Holy Ka'aba and Mecca seen from the helicopter', 2 views of the Ka'aba, and the Prophet's Mosque at Medina, some creases, wear and stains
Together with: three printed booklets and guides on Mecca, Medina and Islam, and 2 vintage photographs of Medina
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