Shah Abbas & The Arts of Isfahan.

Welch, Anthony.

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Book ID: 21553


4to. 152 pp., colour frontispiece, profusely illustrated in b/w & colour photographs, cloth in d/w, endpaper plates, 1 errata slip, biblio, jacket light rubbed round edges, otherwise copy clean inside and in very good condition, The Asia Society Inc, New York, 1973.


The city of Isfahan, capital of Iran under the rule of the Safavid dynasty, enjoyed a fabled reputation in Europe. It’s silk textiles were sought, its pottery was rival to Chinese, & its carpets decorated walls of many a noble house in Europe.

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