Tombs of Paradise: The Shah-e Zende in Samarkand, 2003, Monelle Hayot, Fine w/DJ

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Tombs of Paradise: The Shah-e Zende in Samarkand and Architectural Ceramics of Central Asia
ISBN:
2903824436
Author:
Jean Soustiel, Yves Porter, Antoine Lesieur (Photographer), Marie-Christine David (Coordinator), Marthe Bernus-Taylor (Preface), Damien Janos (Translator), and Ellen Hampton (Editor)
Publisher:
Editions Monelle Hayot
Release Date:
2003
Seller Category:
MIDDLE EASTERN ART
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Condition:
Used: Excellent
Sku: 01698
Notes: A Fine book in a Fine dust jacket, 4to, 11" x 9 3/4." Blue cloth-covered boards in a multicolored pictorial paper dust jacket. Blue lettering on white dust jacket spine. Covers pristine and intact, binding tight, sharp tips. Dust jacket pristine and intact. Dust jacket protected in a paper-backed mylar sleeve. Pages likewise pristine and intact. Replete with printed color photographs. 264 pp., including illustrations, Bibliography, Notes, and Index. Beautiful monograph about Shah-e Zende (also, Shah-i-Zinda), an Islamic necropolis in Samarkand, Uzbekistan. Excerpt from front flap: "[T]his is the first study to describe these monuments in all the detail of their decoration and its techniques and morigs, as well as the different types of ceramics used and their composition." Authored by Jean Soustiel and Yves Porter. Photography by Antoine Lesieur. Coordination by Marie-Christine David. Preface by Marthe Bernus-Taylor. English translation by Damien Janos. Edited by Ellen Hampton. Heavy and oversized items may require additional shipping.