Traditional Islamic Craft in Moroccan Architecture. TWO VOLUMES.

Paccard, Andre.

Book ID: 20792

ISBN:      2864860031


4to. 508 pp / 582 pp, profusely illustrated in colour photographs, some folding plans, cloth in d/w, title gilt on spine & upper cover, translated from French by Mary Guggenheim, light foxing to outer edges, otherwise set clean inside and in very good condition, Editions Atelier 74, Paris, first English edition, 1980.


A major reference on traditional Islamic crafts in Morocco covering stone, gypsum, wood, metal, and clay. Both volumes are filled with lavish colour photos of decorative Islamic art. The books also contain geometric diagrams outlining the basic structures of the designs. Volume II contains, as an appendix, a timetable of major events in Islamic, Moroccan, and Western history.

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