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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. The Minaret

    The Minaret [Paperback]

    Jonathan M. Bloom (Author)

    £35.00

    ISBN: 9781474437226
    Published by : Edinburgh University Press
    Series: Edinburgh Studies in Islamic Art
    Tracing its origins and development, Bloom reveals that the Minaret, long understood to have been invented in the early years of Islam as the place from which the muezzin gives the call to prayer, was actually invented some two centuries later to ... .... Learn More
  9. Bayt Farhi and the Sephardic Palaces of Ottoman Damascus in the Late 18th and 19th Centuries

    Bayt Farhi and the Sephardic Palaces of Ottoman Damascus in the Late 18th and 19th Centuries [Hardback]

    Elizabeth Macaulay-Lewis (Author)

    £74.00

    ISBN: 9780897571005
    Published by : American Schools of Oriental Research
    Series: Manar al-Athar Monographs
    One of the largest and most important palatial houses of late 18th- and early 19th-century Damascus, Bayt Farhi belonged to the Farhi family, who served as financial administrators to successive Ottoman governors in Damascus and Acre. Lavishly i... .... Learn More
  10. Qusayr  'Amra: Art and the Umayyad Elite in Late Antique Syria

    Qusayr 'Amra: Art and the Umayyad Elite in Late Antique Syria [Paperback]

    Garth Fowden (Author)

    £27.00

    ISBN: 9780520298507
    Published by : University of California Press
    Series: Transformation of the Classical Heritage
    Volume: 36
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    From the stony desolation of Jordan's desert, it is but a step through a doorway into the bath house of the Qusayr 'Amra hunting lodge. Inside, multicolored frescoes depict scenes from courtly life and the hunt, along with musicians, dancing girls... .... Learn More

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