Aus der Welt der islamischen Kunst. Festschrift für Ernst Kühnel zum 75. Geburtstag am 26. 10. 1957
Ettinghausen, Richard (Editor/Hrsg.)
Price: 54.00 USD
Berlin: Verlag Gebr. Mann, 1959. Fine ecru cloth/boards; slate lettering to front cover; slate title block on spine with gilt lettering. No dust jacket. 404 pp. with bw figures throughout, numbered within each essay, and a bw frontis by Annemarie Schimmel. Text in German and English, depending upon the author of each essay. Festschrift for Ernst Kuhnel, Curator over the Islamic collections of the State Museum (Kaiser Friedrich) in Berlin. With a touching dedication by Richard Ettinghausen, one of Kuhnel's assistants in the 1920s and 1930s. Original Edition. A very nice, clean copy, but binding is bumped and a bit shaken. Art museum ex-lib. with copyright page stamp and pencil number and inside back bar code. No external marks. A hint of shelf wear.