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  1. Further Studies in Islamic Painting

    Further Studies in Islamic Painting [Hardback]

    Ernst Grube (Author)

    £200.00

    ISBN: 9781899828500
    Published by : Pindar Press
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    A collection of Professor Grube's essays on Islamic paintings of the late 14th and 15th century in the Timurid empire and Ottoman Turkey. This is a new revised edition of the 1968 exhibition catalogue The Classical Style of Islamic Painting , ... .... Learn More
  2. Studies in the Islamic Decorative Arts

    Studies in the Islamic Decorative Arts [Hardback]

    Robert Hillenbrand (Author)

    £150.00

    ISBN: 9781904597506
    Published by : Pindar Press
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    Islamic artists channeled their energies not into easel painting and large-scale sculpture, but rather into what Western scholars, obeying a very different hierarchy of art forms, rather disparagingly termed the "decorative arts" or even "the mino... .... Learn More
  3. Copper, Brass and Bronze of Iran

    Copper, Brass and Bronze of Iran: From the late 14th to the mid-18th century in the Hermitage Collection [Hardback]

    Anatoli Ivanov (Author)

    £29.00

    ISBN: 9781898592372
    Published by : Azimuth Editions
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    In Western Europe the Golden Age of Islamic metalwork in Iran was (and is) generally considered to be the earlier period, and later metalwork was collected almost by accident and has been correspondingly little studied and poorly published, though... .... Learn More
  4. Studies in the Decorative Arts of the Muslim World

    Studies in the Decorative Arts of the Muslim World [Hardback]

    Ernst Grube (Author)

    £250.00

    ISBN: 9780907132790
    Published by : Pindar Press
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    A selection of twelve previously published papers by Ernst Grube which examine specific materials used in Islamic decorative arts. Six papers examine pottery and tiles, one considers Ilkhanis stucco work as represented in the mausoleum of the ... .... Learn More
  5. Lost Maps of the Caliphs: Drawing the World in Eleventh-Century Cairo

    Lost Maps of the Caliphs: Drawing the World in Eleventh-Century Cairo [Hardback]

    Yossef Rapoport (Author); Emilie Savage-Smith (Author)

    £37.50

    ISBN: 9781851244911
    Published by : Bodleian Library
    About a millennium ago, in Cairo, someone completed a large and richly illustrated book. In the course of thirty-five chapters, our unknown author guided the reader on a journey from the outermost cosmos and planets to Earth and its lands, islands... .... Learn More
  6. The Book in Mamluk Egypt and Syria (1250-1517): Scribes, Libraries and Market

    The Book in Mamluk Egypt and Syria (1250-1517): Scribes, Libraries and Market [Hardback]

    Doris Behrens-Abouseif (Author)

    £101.00

    ISBN: 9789004387003
    Published by : Brill
    Series: Islamic History and Civilization
    Volume: 162
    This book is the first to date to be dedicated to the circulation of the book as a commodity in the Mamluk sultanate. It discusses the impact of princely patronage on the production of books, the formation and management of libraries in religious ... .... Learn More
  7. Arts of Allusion: Object, Ornament, and Architecture in Medieval Islam

    Arts of Allusion: Object, Ornament, and Architecture in Medieval Islam [Hardback]

    Margaret S. Graves (Author)

    £55.00

    ISBN: 9780190695910
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    The art of the object reached unparalleled heights in the medieval Islamic world, yet the intellectual dimensions of ceramics, metalwares, and other plastic arts in this milieu have not always been acknowledged. Arts of Allusion reveals the object... .... Learn More
  8. In the Shadow of the Church

    In the Shadow of the Church: The Building of Mosques in Early Medieval Syria [Hardback]

    Mattia Guidetti (Author)

    £130.00

    ISBN: 9789004325708
    Published by : BRILL
    In his book In the Shadow of the Church: The Building of Mosques in Early Medieval Syria Mattia Guidetti examines the establishment of Muslim religious architecture within the Christian context in which it first appeared in the Syrian region, cont... .... Learn More
  9. The Dome of the Rock and its Umayyad Mosaic Inscriptions

    The Dome of the Rock and its Umayyad Mosaic Inscriptions [Hardback]

    Marcus Milwright (Author)

    £95.00

    ISBN: 9780748695607
    Published by : Edinburgh University Press
    Located on the Temple Mount in Jerusalem, the Dome of the Rock was constructed at the end of the seventh century by order of caliph ‘Abd al-Malik. This seminal structure has been much studied but no definitive interpretation yet exists of the... .... Learn More
  10. God Is the Light of the Heavens and the Earth

    God Is the Light of the Heavens and the Earth: Light in Islamic Art and Culture [Hardback]

    Sheila S. Blair (Editor); Jonathan M. Bloom (Editor)

    Regular Price: £50.00

    Special Price: £24.95

    ISBN: 9780300215281
    Published by : Yale University Press
    The Qur'an makes rich references to light, tying it to revelation, and light consequently permeates the culture and visual arts of the Islamic lands. God Is the Light of the Heavens and the Earth explores the integral role of light in Islamic civi... .... Learn More

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