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Charles-Jean-Melchior, comte de Vogüé | Le temple de Jerusalem, Paris, 1864, half red calf

Estimate:

800 - 1,200 GBP

Charles-Jean-Melchior, comte de Vogüé | Le temple de Jerusalem, Paris, 1864, half red calf

Charles-Jean-Melchior, comte de Vogüé | Le temple de Jerusalem, Paris, 1864, half red calf

Estimate:

800 - 1,200 GBP

Lot sold:

882

GBP

Charles-Jean-Melchior, comte de Vogüé

Le temple de Jérusalem, monographie du Haram-ech-Chérif, suivie d'une essai sur la topographie de la Ville-sainte. Paris: Noblet & Baudry, 1864


FIRST EDITION, folio (437 x 300mm.), half-title, illustrations, 36 maps and plates (3 double-page, some finely coloured), contemporary half red calf, spine gilt in compartments, binding slightly rubbed


The mosque complex Haram-ash-Sharif ("the Noble Sanctuary") is situated on the Temple Mount in Jerusalem, on the site of an enclosure developed by King Herod but supposedly dating back to the time of Abraham, and holy to all three major religions. It includes the Dome of the Rock and the Church of the Holy Sepulchre as well as the al-Aqsa mosque.


This is one of many publications by Vogüé on the archaeology of Syria and the Holy Land.


PROVENANCE:

Comte Chandon de Briailles, booklabel; GB, French monogrammed bookplates

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