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  1. Ornament and Malta

    Ornament and Malta: An Introduction [Paperback]

    Alexander Debono (Editor)


    ISBN: 9789993273868
    Published by : Midsea Books
    This catalogue covers the latest of a series of international exhibitions staged by Heritage Malta. The exhibition in Malta includes over one hundred pieces from the Khalili Collection. Most were made by, or at the workshop of, Plácido Zuloaga in ... .... Learn More
  2. Artisans of Empire

    Artisans of Empire: Crafts and Craftspeople Under the Ottomans [Paperback]

    Suraiya Faroqhi (Author)

    Regular Price: £14.99

    Special Price: £6.95

    ISBN: 9781848859609
    Published by : I.B. Tauris
    The manufacture and trade in crafted goods and the men and women who were involved in this industry - including metalworkers, ceramicists, silk weavers, fez-makers, blacksmiths and even barbers - lay at the social as well as the economic heart of ... .... Learn More
  3. Gifts of the Sultan

    Gifts of the Sultan: The Arts of Giving at the Islamic Courts [Hardback]

    Linda Komaroff (Author)

    Regular Price: £45.00

    Special Price: £19.95

    ISBN: 9780300171105
    Published by : Yale University Press
    The giving of gifts both delights the recipient and pleases the giver. Practiced in all societies, gift exchange has a history as long as humanity. This gloriously illustrated catalogue is the first investigation of gift-giving and its impact on t... .... Learn More
  4. Living in Historic Cairo

    Living in Historic Cairo [Hardback]

    Farhad Daftary (Author)

    Regular Price: £50.00

    Special Price: £14.95

    ISBN: 9781898592280
    Published by : University of Washington Press
    The history of Cairo is usually presented in terms of periods and dynasties such as the Fatimid or Ayyubid. The modern history of Egypt is generally held to begin in the last decades of the nineteenth century with the emergence of a new, modern ci... .... Learn More
  5. Persian Ceramics

    Persian Ceramics: From the Collections of the Asian Art Museum [Paperback]

    Aimee Froom (Author)

    Regular Price: £24.00

    Special Price: £9.95

    ISBN: 9780939117444
    Published by : Asian Art Museum
    This beautifully illustrated volume presents highlights from the rich collection of Persian ceramics from the Asian Art Museum in San Francisco, ranging from 4000 BCE to the 18th century. Many objects illustrate how Persian ceramics were enhanced ... .... Learn More
  6. The Minbar of Saladin

    The Minbar of Saladin [Hardback]

    Lynette Singer (Author)

    Regular Price: £29.95

    Special Price: £14.95

    ISBN: 9780500238431
    Published by : Thames and Hudson
    The minbar (pulpit) of Saladin dated to the mid twelfth century, and stood in the Al-Aqsa mosque until its destruction by flames in 1969. This book details the difficult process of reconstruction, introducing the reader to the key principles of... .... Learn More
  7. Arts of the City Victorious

    Arts of the City Victorious [Hardback]

    Jonathan M. Bloom (Author)

    Regular Price: £45.00

    Special Price: £14.95

    ISBN: 9789774161292
    Published by : American University in Cairo Press
    The Fatimids ruled in North Africa and Egypt from 909-1171 and produced some distinctive and spectacular art and architecture, which this lavishly illustrated book synthesises into an impressively detailed one volume study. The Fatimid period w... .... Learn More
  8. Studies in Medieval Islamic Architecture, Volume 2

    Studies in Medieval Islamic Architecture, Volume 2 [Hardback]

    Robert Hillenbrand (Author)


    ISBN: 9781899828159
    Published by : Pindar Press
    This is the second of two volumes which consider in detail the art and architecture of Islam, from Spain to India, from the 7th century to the present day. This volume reflects Hillenbrand's principal interest: the architecture of Iran during the ... .... Learn More
  9. The Arts of Fire

    The Arts of Fire: Islamic Influences on Glass and Ceramics of the Italian Renaissance [Paperback]

    Catherine Hess (Author)

    Regular Price: £32.50

    Special Price: £12.95

    ISBN: 9780892367580
    Published by : Getty Trust Publishing
    Students and scholars of the Italian Renaissance easily fall under the spell of its achievements: its self-confident humanism, its groundbreaking scientific innovations, its ravishing artistic production. Yet many of the developments in Italian ce... .... Learn More
  10. Islamic Remains in Bahrain

    Islamic Remains in Bahrain [Hardback]

    Karen Frifelt (Author); Pernille Bangsgaard (Author); V. Porter (Author)


    ISBN: 9788788415100
    Published by : Aarhus University Press
    The initial aim of the Danish archaeological campaigns in Bahrain was to look for settlements contemporary with the "Hundred Thousand Gravemounds". After the first few campaigns it was evident, however, that the island was such a rich archaeologic... .... Learn More

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