JONES (OWEN) and JULES GOURY Plans, Elevations, Sections, and Details of the Alhambra: From Drawings Taken on the Spot in 1834 by the Late M. Jules Goury and in 1834 and 1837 by Owen Jones. With a Complete Translation of the Arabic Inscriptions, and an Historical Notice of the Kings of Granada, from the Conquest of that City by the Arabs to the Expulsion of the Moors, 2 vol., 1842-46
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JONES (OWEN) and JULES GOURY Plans, Elevations, Sections, and Details of the Alhambra: From Drawings Taken on the Spot in 1834 by the Late M. Jules Goury and in 1834 and 1837 by Owen Jones. With a Complete Translation of the Arabic Inscriptions, and an Historical Notice of the Kings of Granada, from the Conquest of that City by the Arabs to the Expulsion of the Moors, 2 vol., 1842-46
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JONES (OWEN) and JULES GOURY
Plans, Elevations, Sections, and Details of the Alhambra: From Drawings Taken on the Spot in 1834 by the Late M. Jules Goury and in 1834 and 1837 by Owen Jones. With a Complete Translation of the Arabic Inscriptions, and an Historical Notice of the Kings of Granada, from the Conquest of that City by the Arabs to the Expulsion of the Moors, 2 vol., first edition, text in English and French, chromolithographed titles, 102 plates (including 65 chromolithographed, 2 hand-coloured plans, some double-page), illustrations in the text, blindstamps on some text leaves and plates (mostly in blank margin), contemporary red half morocco gilt, g.e. [Abbey, Travel 156], folio, for the Author, 1842-1845

Footnotes

  • First edition of Jones' monumental work on the Alhambra, illustrated by magnificent chromolithographed plates. Inspired by a fervent interest in Muslim and Near Eastern art and architecture, Jones had undertaken a tour of the region, accompanied by the French architect Jules Goury, staying for six months at the Alhambra.
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