The interior art of the Mosque of Omar

Vogüé, Melchior de. Le Temple de Jerusalem. Monographie du Haram-ech-Chérif. Suivie d'un essai sur la topographie de la Ville-Sainte.

Paris, Noblet & Baudry, 1864.

Large folio (330 x 448 mm). VIII, 142 pp. With 57 text illustrations, 37 numbered plates and a final extra heliogravure plate. Contemporary marbled half calf. Marbled endpapers.


A study by Melchior, marquis de Vogüé (1829-1916), of the decorative interior art of the Mosque of Omar, with colour reproductions of details of painted entablements, cupolas, and other mural decorations, of the enameled porcelain ornament, and of stained glass windows. Also includes details of sculptured pilasters, capitals, entablements, etc.

Waterstained throughout.


OCLC 2227954.

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