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Photograph No. III - Die Ka'bah

Historic photo from Snouck Hurgronje’s Bilder-Atlas zu Mekka, taken in 1885.
Photo 21 x 16.8 cm (Passepartout 37.7 x 27.4 cm)

Following his PhD with de Goeje in Leiden and further studies with Nöldecke in Strasbourg Christiaan Snouck Hurgronje (1857-1936) went on an extended research trip to Jiddah and Mecca during the years 1884 and 1885. He converted to Islam during his stay and lived in the Holy City of Mecca from February until August 1885. Snouck Hurgronje was the first European photographer in Mecca and the second photographer ever after the Egyptian Mohammed Sadiq Bey. Upon return to the Netherlands he became lecturer at Leiden University. ...

Mekka in 1885: 63 Portrait Photographs from the Holy City

From Christiaan Snouck-Hurgronje’s “Bilder-Atlas zu Mekka”

Following his PhD with de Goeje in Leiden and further studies with Nöldecke in Strasbourg Christiaan Snouck Hurgronje (1857-1936) went on an extended research trip to Jiddah and Mecca during the years 1884 and 1885. He converted to Islam during his stay and lived in the Holy City of Mecca from February until August 1885. Snouck Hurgronje was the first European photographer in Mecca and the second photographer ever after the Egyptian Mohammed Sadiq Bey. Upon return to the Netherlands he became lecturer at Leiden University....

Tübingen Atlas of the Near & Middle East (Tübinger Atlas des Vorderen Orients, TAVO)

Archive Edition
295 sheets in two handmade blue cloth folders and 3 vols Index

Historical and Geograhical Atlas of the Near East; Masterpiece of German Academic Work. Complete set: 295 four color maps 500 x 720 mm in 2 blue cloth folders & 3 vols index....

Tübingen Atlas of the Near & Middle East (Tübinger Atlas des Vorderen Orients, TAVO)

Portfolio Editiont for library use
295 sheets in 7 portfolios, each map in plastic sleeve, and 3 vols Index

Historical and geograhical atlas of the Near East; Masterpiece of German Academic Work. Complete set: 295 four color maps 500 x 720 mm. Part A, Geography & Cultural Anthropology, covers the geography of the Middle East, as well as climate, geology, settlement, religion and economy. Part B, History, covers all periods of history from the Stone Age, the Romans, the Expansion of Islam and the Crusades up to the times of Imperialism and Decolonization.The cartographic material can be accessed using the three index volumes. ...

Tübingen Atlas of the Near & Middle East (Tübinger Atlas des Vorderen Orients, TAVO)

Hardcover Edition
12 vols and 3 vols Index

Historical and geograhical atlas of the Near East; Masterpiece of German Academic Work. Complete set: 295 four color maps 500 x 720 mm in hardbound in twelve volumes. Handmade by German bookbinder. Part A, Geography & Cultural Anthropology, covers the geography of the Middle East, as well as climate, geology, settlement, religion and economy. Part B, History, covers all periods of history from the Stone Age, the Romans, the Expansion of Islam and the Crusades up to the times of Imperialism and Decolonization.The cartogr...

Map Cabinet for Tübingen Atlas of the Near & Middle East (Tübinger Atlas des Vorderen Orients, TAVO)

Hand crafted map cabinet with 13 drawers for atlas and index, 2 doors with lock, mahogany (or other) veneer, brass mountings, reading desk with leather inlay....

Research Library on Islamic Law and History (approx. 1800 titles)

of the late Professor Rudolph "Ruud" Peters, Emeritus of Islamic Law, University of Amsterdam

Ruud Peters (1943-2022) was one of the world’s leading scholars in Islamic Law. His working library reflects the distinct research areas of its compiler in a unique way: From the history of Jihad, to Egyptian history in Ottoman and Khedival times to Islamic Law which was his main field of research over a period of 40 years.

The library consists of three main subject areas and counts a total of c. 1800 titles: 1. Islamic Law: c. 640 titles, 46% Arabic, 33% English, 7% Turkish, 15% other languages 2. Islamic Studies: c. 500 titles, 22% Arabic, 42% English, 25% Dutch, 8% German 3. Islamic History: c. 660 titles, 31% Arabic, 48% English, 9% Dutch, 6% German Prices: 1. Islamic Law Collection: 29.800.00 EUR 2. Islamic Studies Collection: 22,200.00 EUR 3. Islamic History Collection: 28,000.00 EUR The three subject collections can be pur...

Scholarly Library on Islamic Art – Focus on Miniature Painting

Approx. 600 titles.

This very focussed working library is being put up for sale in its entirety. Main subjects covered are: - History of Islamic Arts, Architecture and Material Culture - Influences on Islamic Art - Painting and Calligraphy - Miniature Painting - Handbooks, Dictionaries - Exhibition Catalogues - Geographic areas: Middle East, Iran, India, Central and East Asia The collection of books consists of almost 600 mostly hard cover volumes mainly written in English and German. Many exhibition catalogues and other richly illustrated bo...

Reference Library Oriental Carpets & Rugs

457 items published between 1891 and 2015

This beautiful and rich reference library on Oriental carpets and rugs consists of a total of 457 items of which 60% are monographs and 40% exhibition and auction catalogues. The books were published between 1891 and 2015 – the majority written in English and German, and a few in other European languages. - The library is now up for sale in its entirety. Besides many handbooks and monographs the collection contains important exhibition and auction catalogues. The majority of books are richly illustrated (full colour as wel...

Book Collection: Historical Photography of the Middle East

33 items

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