San’a’ An Arabian Islamic City.

SERJEANT, R. B. & Ronald LEWCOCK (Editors).

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Book ID: 4694

ISBN:      0905035046

£225.00

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4to. 631 pp., profusely illustrated in b/w & colour plates, plans, maps, original boards in d/w, very slightly frayed edges, biblio, glossary, index, unnumbered limited edition, small tear at top margin of first three leaves without any loss, light soiling to outer edges, otherwise copy inside clean & in very good condition, World of Islam Festival Trust, London, first edition, 1983.

Synopsis

This edition is limited to 2000 copies. This work is one of major scholastic importance in which a society – along with the complex religious, legal and mercantile setting – long history, crafts, arts and religious and vernacular architecture of this traditional Islamic city in North Yemen are exhaustively described and analysed. The volume comprises twenty-seven essays by internationally respected experts on the society of Sana’a.

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