Paris: Firmin-Didot, 1879. First Edition. Large quarto in 3/4 brown marble with burgundy leather; VG; 6 band embossed spine with gold gilt; boards show some amount of shelf wear around corners and spine and slight soiling; small sticker inside front board; previous owner's signatures on ffep; strong binding; paper slightly faded and plates clean; contains 190 lithographs of patterns and 10 color lithographs (1 with gold lining); Jules Bourgoin traveled to Damascus in 1875 and came upon 150 plates which he could not acquire but reproduced and elaborated upon; 47 pages of text in French; shelved in Case 7.
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Tehran, Iran: Ministry of the Imperial Court of Iran, 1971. First Thus. Folio; G+/G jacket; 116 pages; Black jacket spine with white lettering; Jacket has some wear and creasing, minor tears, clear plastic peeling back from jacket; Boards are bowed with some bumping and fraying to the edges; Binding secure; Some staining to ffep; Text block interior clean, all tipped in plates in excellent condition; Shelved front case. Large book: Please contact us for international or expedited shipping.
Tehran, Iran: Yassavoli Publications, 2000. Third Edition. Folio, unpaginated, VG/VG; spine is white with gold lettering; dust jacket has minor wear along the top and bottom edges, with occasional small closed tears; binding has minimal shelf wear; profusely illustrated with tipped in gilt plates; text is in Arabic, English, German, and French; shelved front table.