Ars Orientalis: The Arts of Islam and The East, Volume VIII


Publisher: Freer Gallery of Art/Smithsonian Institution

Place Published: Ann Arbor, Michigan.

Date Published: 1968.

Book Condition: Very Good.

Binding: Hardcover.

Edition: First.

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Product Description

Author: Atil, Esin et al., editors.

267 pages with 140 high quality black & white plates and figure drawings in the text. Contents include:  Four Istanbul Albums and some fragments from Fourteenth-Century Shah-Namehs; A Sixteenth-Century Architectural Plan of Istanbul; Excavations at Qasr al-Hayr Sharqi; A Sassanian-Islamic Ceramic Sequence from South Central Iraq; The  “Elephant Wall’ in Anuradhapura; Iconography of Early Mahisasurmardini Images; Chalukya Cave Temples; An Unfinished Chaitya Hall; Five Paintings from a Ch’ing Dynasty Collection; Wang Hui’s “Dwelling in the Fu-Ch’un Mountains”; The Chao Ta-nien Tradition.

Tan cloth hardcover, in excellent clean condition. Very slight bump at head of spine, otherwise near fine. 12 by 9 inches.


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