Book Description

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.
Dealer Notes
First Edition; Green paper covers; Black titles spine & front; Spine browned with age; Includes bibliography & index.
Author Pope, Arthur Upham
Date 1930
Binding Softcover
Publisher Peter Davies, London
Condition Very Good (no Dust Jacket as published.)
Pages 256 + 103 plates & index

Price: £30.00

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