THE DECORATIVE ART OF ARABIA

By: D'Avennes, Prisse. Text by Bourgoin, Jules

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18pp. (text), plus 109 recto-page, colour and b/white plates. Book clean, square. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Plain black boards undamaged. An in-production vertical line to one rear blank page, and one rear plate caption page, (does not affect plates), soft indentation to upper corner margin of a small section of rear leaves, else leaves clean and unmarked. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket has two repaired, closed tears, soft crease, minimal surface scuffs and indentations. A stand-alone title in the 'Library of Design' series. " . . . provides a comprehensive view of applied design through the paintings, murals, tiles, stained glass, woodwork, book bindings, carpets, fabrics, and ceramics which are among the highest achievements of Muslim civilization." Contents include: Foreword (Charles Newton), Preface (E. Viollet-le-Duc), Introduction (Jules Bourgoin), The Plates. Book weight approx. 1.72 KG. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. .

Title: THE DECORATIVE ART OF ARABIA

Author Name: D'Avennes, Prisse. Text by Bourgoin, Jules

Categories: Arts and Crafts, Antiques & Collectibles,

Edition: First Thus

Publisher: New York, Portland House: 1989

ISBN Number: 0517669110

ISBN Number 13: 9780517669112

Binding: Hardcover and Dustjacket

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Good+

Size: Folio

Seller ID: 010347

Keywords: Art, Arabia, Decorative Art, Prisse D'Avennes, The Library of Design Series, Islamic Art