Persian Paintings in the India Office Library. A Descriptive Catalogue.

Robinson, B. W.

Book ID: 21715

ISBN:      085667026X


8vo. xiii, 271 pp., 16 colour plates between pp. xvi & I, numerous monochrome plates throughout, cloth in d/w, index, jacket slightly rubbed round edges, otherwise copy clean inside & in mint condition, Sotheby Parke Bernet Publications, London, first edition, 1976.


The India Office Library collection covers the period 1300 -1850 and is particularly strong in works of the Safawid school of Shiraz. This extensively illustrated catalogue contains more than 1300 entries and gives descriptions of all the miniatures and drawings in the collection, grouping them in their periods and schools, and supplying a succinct historical and artistic background.

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