New Julfa. The Armenian Churches and Other Buildings.

Carswell, John.

Book ID: 7040


4to. xiii, [1], 100 pp., colour frontis., b/w & colour plates, 96 plates hors text, plans, cloth in slightly rubbed round the edges and has small tears d/w, biblio, index, copy inside in mint condition, Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1968.


The work is the first detailed account in English of the thirteen Armenian churches in New Jufla, on the outskirts of Isfahan. They were built by the prosperous Armenian merchants, settled in New Julfa in the early seventeenth century by Shah Abbas the Great (1587-1629). [Leaf Jacket].

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