Peter Davies, 1930, Softcover, Book Condition: Very Good, First
with over 100 b/w. illustrations, a chronological table and a b/w. fold-out map; tissue-guarded b/w. frontis. illust.; The high quality of Persian art, its verve and distinction, its mastery of abstract ornament and poetic colour harmonies and its sensitive appreciation of the nature of material, have won the admiration and affection of the discriminating, and the scholar has come to see in it the fountain source of many derivative styles. chapters include: Historical Outline; Architecture & Architectural Ornament; Ceramics; The Art of the Book; Carpets; Textiles; Metal; Some Minor Arts; Persian Gardens; Formative Factors in Persian Art; The Expansion of Persian Art; & Contemporary Art in Persia & Future Prospects; together with a list of some of the principal monuments. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 256+ 103 plates & index. Spine browned with age. no Dust Jacket as published.. Black titles spine & front. green paper covers. Includes bibliography & index. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Art & Design; Art History; Persian Architecture; Persian Textiles; Iran; Architecture. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 3169.