Ottoman Jerusalem: the Living City, 1517-1917 [TWO VOLUME SET].  

Author Auld, Sylvia & Hillenbrand, Robert [Eds.] / Natsheh, Yusuf [Architectural Survey] / Rafeq, Abdul-Karim / Kasmieh, K.; Kreiser, K.; et al.
Place of Publication Jerusalem / London
Publication Name Published on behalf of the British School of Archaeology in Jerusalem & Auqaf and Islamic Affairs by Altajir World of Islam Trust
Year 2000
Language(s) English
TWO VOLUME SET. RARE most detailed survey ever published of Jerusalem (or any Middle Eastern city) which comprehensively cover the political, social and religious history of the period, Ottoman Jerusalem`s intellectual and commercial life, its university, libraries, hammams and sufi monasteries, its costumes, songs and music, s pair of essays contrasting Ottoman Jerusalem in Islamic and western travel accounts, and a detailed architectural survey of every significant Ottoman feature in the entire city, from tiny pieces of decorative tilework and carved and painted ceilings to entire systems of fortification. The result of a major international project, these richly illustrated volumes bring together the work of a team of 33 scholars in what has become a grand historical landmark. Includes separate folding maps of Jerusalem Old City walls and a large-scale map of the city of Jerusalem. 310x230mm. XXII+1168 pages. Red leather Hardcover laid in red leather slipcase. Gilt emblem on both sides of the slipcase. Gilt lettering and decorations on front cover and spine. Slipcase slightly rubbed and dirty. Slipcase edges/corners slightly bumped. Spine slightly rubbed. Spine edges slightly bumped/wrinkled. [SUMMARY]: This extremely rare two-volume large-scale work on Ottoman Jerusalem, prepared by an international team of the foremost authorities in the field, is in good condition.
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