Islamic Rings and Gems: The Benjamin Zucker Collection
Content, Derek J. (Editor)
Price: 125.00 USD
London: Philip Wilson Publishers Limited, 1987. Quarto. 551pp. Photo-illustrated dust jacket with white lettering on the front cover and spine. Blue buckram boards with blind-stamped roundel decorative motif on the front cover, and white lettering on the spine. Illustrated endpapers. Blue ribbon marker. A magnificent look "into the still relatively unexplored field of Islamic jewelry." Wonderfully illustrated with color and b/w photographs. With contributions by Derek J. Content, Ludvik Kalus, Ralph Pinder-Wilson, Jack Odgen, Joseph Sadan and Hadassa Shy. Includes a Historical Chart of the Islamic World, 600-1800. Text in English, Hebrew and Arabic. Dj, binding and interior in near fine condition overall. First edition. near fine.