Conseil Sanitaire Maritime et Quarantenaire d'Égypte. Rapport sur le Pèlerinage au Hedjaz de l'année de l'Hégire 1353 (A.D. 1935).

Alexandria, A. Procaccia, 1935.

Folio (313 x 242 mm). (2), 103, (1) pp. With a folding map, 4 photo plates, 1 diagram plate, and 5 folding tables.

 750,00

Statistical analysis of the health care and logistics of the Hajj of 1353 (AD 1935), covering the origins, travel routes, illnesses etc. of the roughly 80,000 pilgrims who visited the Holy Sites of Islam that year. The present volume is the eighth in the extremely rare series covering the early-20th-century Hajj, a period of transition toward steeply increasing numbers of pilgrims, now in excess of three million persons a year.

Upper cover slightly brownstained and dusty, spine slightly chipped, otherwise fine.

OCLC 559756723.