Album du Musée Arabe du Caire.

Wiet, Gaston.

Book ID: 2254


8vo. 100 pp., half-title, title printed in red, 100 sepia colour plates hors text, English, French & Arabic text, publisher’s original hard boards, lightly chipped at top spine, 2 ink initials on front endpaper, otherwise copy clean & in very good condition, Publication du Musée Arabe du Caire, Imprimerie de l’Institut Français d’Archéologie Orientale, Le Caire, first edition, 1930.


An illustrated album of Islamic works of arts preserved at the Arab Museum of Cairo. The English text is translated by K. A. C. Creswell, while the French is translated by Hassan Hawary. The works of arts that are discussed in this work are made of marble, wood, ceramics, bronze, ivory, copper, textile, silk, wool, and glass.
Reference: Creswell 87.

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