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

Pope, Arthur Upham.

Book ID: 10714


8vo. xvi, 256 pp., 103 b/w plates, [v Index], 1 folding map at rear, cream cloth, soiled & rubbed at spine extremities, biblio., top corner of frontispiece cut without loss, front dust wrappers tipped-in verso front cover, 2 b/w photographs with captions tipped-in verso lower cover, 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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