Perpetual Glory: Medieval Islamic Ceramics, 2007, 1st Ed., Fine w/Fine DJ

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Oya Pancaroglu and Manijeh Bayani (Transcriber and Translator). The Art Institute of Chicago; Yale University Press, 2007


ISBN: 0300119437ISLAM

A Fine book in a Fine dust jacket, First Edition, 4to, 11 1/2" x 10 1/2." Dark blue cloth-covered boards in a dark blue, pictorial paper dust jacket. Gilt lettering to book spine. Color illustrations on front and back panels. Yellow and white lettering to dust jacket spine. Covers have minuscule wear along edges, else pristine and intact, binding tight, sharp tips. Dust jacket protected in a paper-backed mylar sleeve. Dust jacket has slight wear to edges and tips, else clean and intact. Pages pristine and intact. Replete with color illustrations of Islamic ceramics. 160 pp., including illustrations and Bibliography. A beautiful catalog of Islamic ceramics from the Harvey B. Plotnick Collection. Excerpt from front flap: "This exquisite book presents a group of Islamic ceramics assembled over the past two decades by Chicago collector Harvey B. Plotnick. Drawn to the beauty of these works, Plotnick has put together one of the finest private collections of such objects, ranging in date from the Abbasid caliphate of ninth-century Iraq to the late fourteenth and early fifteenth century in the region of western Central Asia known as Transoxiana."