An Introduction to Persian Art Since The Seventh Century A.D.

Pope, Arthur Upham.

Book ID: 9075


8vo. xvi, 256 pp., 103 b/w plates hors text, [v Index], frontispiece, 1 folding map, publisher’s original wrappers, lightly faded & rubbed at spine extremities, bookplate on half-title page, light foxing to first 2 leaves & outer edges, otherwise copy inside clean & in good condition, Peter Davies, London, first edition, 1930.


Arthur Pope, a leading authority on Islamic and Persian art, prepared this work in anticipation of the exhibition of Persian art at the Burlington House in London. After a historical outline, Pope discusses all mediums of arts including architecture, ceramics, the art of the book, carpets, textiles, metal, and gardens.

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