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RICHMOND, Ernest Tatham.


The Dome of the Rock in Jerusalem. A description of its Structure & Decoration.
Oxford at the Clarendon Press. 1924.

FIRST EDITION. Large 4to. (32 x 25 cm.) pp.x+111. Original green cloth gilt,large circular Islamic gilt decorative device to upper cover. 49 unnumbered full page plates comprising 17 printed in colour and 32 b/w photographic plates, displaying 68 "figures" and in addition plus at the end of the book 24 " bis" plates on folding leaves of figures 43-66. Small white splash mark to spine, generally an excellent copy. Discreet rubber stamp "Cambio" to foot of title and rear of last plate.

A fine scholarly and well illustrated description of this most important Islamic monument located at the centre of the Haram al-Sharif, the Temple Mount, in Jerusalem.

Price £ 4500.00
Stock Code 53541
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