The great mosques of Jerusalem

Isaacs, A[lbert] A[ugustus]. Four Views of the Mosques and Other Objects of Interest Occupying the Site of the Temple at Jerusalem.

London, Day & Son, 1857.

Folio. 4 tinted lithographs drawn and lithographed from photographs taken by A. A. Isaacs. Original printed wrappers.


First edition. A very scarce depiction of the great mosques of Jerusalem. The views are: "General View of the Great Mosque of the Sakara", "The Mosque of the Sakara and Judgement-Seat of David", "Facade of the Mosque El Aksa", and "The Marble Pulpit and Colonnades". The wrapper states that these are the first published views of the Mosques.

Lithographs lightly foxed, spine repaired. An excellent copy.


OCLC 35701777. Not in Abbey or Tobler.