Description: FIRST EDITION, 2 volumes (2 volumes text bound in one plus atlas, titled
Bilder-Atlas zu Mekka), 8vo (241 x 163mm.) and folio (362 x 270mm.),
text with half-titles, 2 folding plans, errata leaf at end of volume 1, ?original half cloth, spine lettered in gilt,
covers slightly scratched,
atlas with printed contents leaf and 40 plates, comprising 65 photographs mounted on 30 leaves, 6 tinted lithographs and 4 chromolithographs, loose as issued in original cloth-backed printed boards portfolio with title on upper cover, ties
, binding somewhat rubbed and soiled, defective (but complete)
Condition Report: the condition of this lot is as described in the catalogue description
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