Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

The Splendor of Iran. 3 Vols.

London: Booth-Clibborn Editions, 2010. Reprint. Hardcover. Folio. 544, 528, 415 (1)pp. Original black cloth with debossed silver lettering on covers in decorative dustjacket, housed in blue paper-covered slipcase with white lettering; black cloth top and bottom of slipcase, with pull-string. Colored half-title and title pages. "The Splendor of Iran provides and unprecedented insight into the traditions and contemporary life of one of the world's most ancient and enduring civilizations. The first comprehensive study of Persian culture since 1938, this book is unique in presenting the country's artistic and cultural inheritance through the words and eyes of Iranian scholars and photographers. Its 1,500 specially commissioned photographs reveal all aspects of the country's cultural past and present, including images of previously unpublished artifacts and artworks." (Publisher). Vol. I: Ancient Times, Prehistoric Iran, Elamite Heritage, etc. Vol. II: Islamic Period, Vernacular Architecture, etc.; Vol. III: Islamic Period, Applied and Decorative Arts, The Cultural Continuum. Beautifully illustrated with striking color photographs throughout. Contains glossaries, bibliography and indices at rear. Fine condition. Item #47467
ISBN: 1861540116

Price: $275.00

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