Traditional Crafts of Saudi Arabia

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This large photographic book examines the Bedouin of Arabia and gathers material on weavings, costumes and jewelry, their leather work, woodwork, basketry, metalwork, and equipment needed for survival in the desert.

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Pages in good condition. Fly leaf inscribed Elizabeth To a lover of crafts from all countries, Jerry 3/10/83 DJEDDAH S.A. Also has gold seal with Elizabeth's name. Dust jacket scuffed but in decent shape.

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'Traditional Crafts of Saudi Arabia is thorough in its research and cimprehensive in its content, presenting pictures, technical information and, in some cases, anecdotes.' --Washington Times

'A highly authoritative guide.'
Saudi Gazette

'A remarkable book, comprehensive and readable... it offers far more that a collection of glossy pictures. It is soundly rooted in scholarship.' --Arab News

'Topham offers a text that is concise... and superb color photographs. The respects paid Arabian culture are particularly valuable to Americans, wh tend to regards that region as little more than a giant oil well.' --Los Angeles Times

'A highly authoritative guide.'
Saudi Gazette

'A remarkable book, comprehensive and readable... it offers far more that a collection of glossy pictures. It is soundly rooted in scholarship.' --Arab News

'Topham offers a text that is concise... and superb color photographs. The respects paid Arabian culture are particularly valuable to Americans, wh tend to regards that region as little more than a giant oil well.' --Los Angeles Times

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9781900988728: Traditional Crafts of Saudi Arabia (Stacey International)

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