Manuel d'art musulman : arts plastiques et industriels
Price: 57.33 USD
Paris: Picard, 1927. Two small quarto (or large octavos) in green half cloth and distinctively marble-paneled boards; marble endpapers; 440, 460 pages respectively; lavishly illustrated in b/w, with thosands of photographic reproductions (in 462 Fig.) ; footnotes, tables des illustrations, bibliographies; index. The author Migeon was Directeur Honoraire des Musees Nationaux; his name is sub-titled thusly on the title page. A revision of 1st edition by Henri Saladin, 1907. While not the finest of photo reproductions (they are printed on the same stock as the text), the number of them is most impressive. Extensive sections on copper work; ceramics, tapestries, mosaics, fabrics, etc. Probably the standard French language work of the era.|| Art, Islamic. Architecture, Islamic. Versieringskunst. Islamitische kunst. Deuxième ed. ; revue et augmentée. Ex-library with modest markings: institutional (university library) bookplates to paste-downs; neat hand-pinted call numbers to spines; a littel-cisrulated set in remrkably crisp and tight condition. Near Fine(-) to Very Good(+, with traces of pockets and a circulation slips to both volumes. A handsome set. Legitmately de-accessioned, a gaurantee.