Islamic Bindings & Bookmaking

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Catalog from a seminal exhibit at the Oriental Institute, University of Chicago in 1981 showing he unique collection of German scholar Bernhard Mortiz -- mostly from the 14th and 15th centuries. The catalog covers the historic setting, the materials, and techniques in works of art, photographs and tools. Many photographs of book pages, bindings and details.

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Book Description The Oriental Institute / The University of Chicago, Chicago, 1981. Condition: Very Good. Chicago: The Oriental Institute / The University of Chicago, 1981. First Edition, wrapper issue. Quarto. 235 pages. Numerous plates, some color. Illustrated wraps. Catalog of an exhibition from the summer of 1981. Also includes the essays, "Islamic Bookbinding: The Historical Setting," and "The Materials, Techniques, Structures of Islamic Bookmaking." Wraps rubbed along edges and spine slightly toned. Binding is sound. Previous owner's inscription to front free endpaper. Pages otherwise clean and unmarked. Seller Inventory # 8835

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Book Description The Oriental Institute Museum, The University of Chicago, 1981. Hardcover. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. 1st Edition. 30.5 by 23cm., 235pp., numerous black and white illustrations. The catalogue of an exhibition held at The Oriental Institute, The University of Chicago, May 18- August 18, 1981. The Oriental Institute's collection of Islamic bookbindings was acquired in 1929 from the Germany Orientalist and Arabic scholar Dr. Bernard Moritz. This study examines this collection in detail, and includes comparative material also once owned bt Moritz and now in the Chester Beatty Library, Dublin, and the Museum of Islamic Art, Berlin. RARE HARDBACK. Dj in Mylar. Seller Inventory # ABE-1614090903567

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Book Description The Oriental Institute, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, 1981. Paperback. Condition: Near Fine condition. First Edition. Chicago, Illinois: The Oriental Institute, University of Chicago, 1981. Near Fine condition. Only very lightly rubbed at the extremities. Bright, shiny, clean, square, and tight. Corners are NOT bumped. NO owner's name or bookplate. NOT a remainder. Pages are clean and crisp. NO underlining. NO highlighting. NO margin notes. 1981. First Edition. This is the SOFTCOVER edition, issued simultaneously with the clothbound version and with the same ISBN. Catalogue of an Exhibition held May 18 - August 18, 1981. Illustrated with hundreds of photos and prints, some in color. Includes chapters on the historical setting for Islamic bindings; materials, techniques, and structures; a descriptive catalogue; and a bibliography with 192 sources for further study. Bound in the original pictorial wraps. 8.75" wide by 11.75" tall. Overseas shipping is available at the standard rate (no extra charge). First Edition. Softcover. Near Fine condition. xii, 235pp. Great Packaging, Fast Shipping. Seller Inventory # 019801

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Book Description Oriental Institute, University of Chicago, 1981. Hard Cover. Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. This is an ex-library book with fewer than the usual markings, but the first blank page has been removed. Otherwise, the oversized hardcover and pasted down mylar protected dust jacket appear lightly used and are good plus with shelfwear, bumped corners and some chips to the back cover. A nice example of a very scarce book. This book cannot be shipped to Canada or Russia. Expedited international shipping is not available. The delivery expectation for international shipping is 7-32 business days, depending upon customer location. Ex-Library. Seller Inventory # 011080

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Book Description The Oriental Institute, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, 1981. Hardcover. Condition: Fine condition. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine dust jacket. First Edition. Chicago, Illinois: The Oriental Institute, University of Chicago, 1981. HARDCOVER First Edition. Fine condition in a Near Fine dust jacket. Bright, shiny, clean, square, and tight. Sharp corners. Hinges are perfect. NO owner's name or bookplate. NOT a remainder. Pages are clean and crisp. NO underlining. NO highlighting. NO margin notes. Catalogue of an Exhibition held May 18 - August 18, 1981. Illustrated with hundreds of photos and prints, some in color. Includes chapters on the historical setting for Islamic bindings; materials, techniques, and structures; a descriptive catalogue; and a bibliography with 192 sources for further study. Bound in the original gilt-stamped brown cloth. Complete with dust jacket. Oversize Hardcover. 9" wide by 12" tall. This large, heavy book will require extra postage for Priority and International shipments, but only the standard charge for media mail. First Edition. Oversize Hardcover. Fine condition/Near Fine dust jacket. xii, 235pp. Great Packaging, Fast Shipping. Seller Inventory # 019800

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Book Description The Oriental Institute, University of Chicago, Chicago, 1981. Soft cover. Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. From the 1981 exhibition at the Oriental Institute, The University of Chicago. Fully illustrated in color and black & white. Previous owner's small gift inscription on half-title page. Interior is clean and unmarked. Seller Inventory # 022850

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