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T603-1.jpgISLAM AND MUSLIM ART
> By: Alexandre Papadopoulo
> First Edition: 1979 (not a re-issue from 1994 or 2002)
> 631 pages
> Binding: Hardcover
> Text: English (translation)
> Translator: Robert Erich Wolf
> Original Language: French
>Selling on AbeBooks for 90.
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> Highly collectible book. Dust jacket in great condition, with slight yellowing. The pages, illustrations, art works and spine are in excellent condition. No warping, markings, or page-tears. One owner. Opened occasionally in 1980s. Has been in storage in a house library for the last 30 years.
> The book is divided into seven interrelated parts. The author sets the scene with a vivid reconstruction of the intellectual and social culture of  the Muslim world, then devotes sections of the book to art, artchitecture, pricipal sites of Muslim art, maps, a glossary, and extensive bibliography. Biographical research is also presented on patrons, artists, historical and political figures.
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> There are 1,118 illustrations, including 174 plates in full color, maps, charts, diagrams, and reconstructions. There are more than a thousand photographs, many specially commissioned for this book.   
> Extensive analysis of the following is included: mosques, minarets, open courts, colonnades, cupolas, calligraphy, manuscript illumination, bookbinding, ceramics, metalwork, woodcarving, glassware, carpets.

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