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THE DECORATIVE ART OF ARABIA, D'Avennes, Prisse.  Text by Bourgoin, Jules

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

Title   THE DECORATIVE ART OF ARABIA

Binding   Hardcover and Dustjacket

Book Condition   Very Good

Jacket Condition   Good+

Edition   First Thus

Size   Folio

Publisher   New York Portland House 1989

ISBN Number    0517669110 / 9780517669112

Seller ID   010347

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. .

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

Price = 31.88 AUD



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