Islamic Miniature Painting in Medical Manuscripts.

Brandenburg, Dietrich.

Book ID: 5442


8vo. 226 pp., 96 colour plates, half title, cloth, title printed in black on spine, biblio, previous owners inscriptions verso front cover & front fly leaf, otherwise copy in mint condition, Editiones [Roche], Basle, Swizerland, first edition, 1982.


A major survey carried by a German specialist depicting Islamic miniature in medical manuscripts. The 96 miniatures in this volume relate to Islamic anatomy, physiology, clinical medicine and its related fields, therapy and pharmacy are reproduced in colour as a representative selection from world wide museums, libraries and public and private collections.

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