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Studies in Islamic Art and Architecture in Honour of Professor K.A.C. Creswell.

Published by The American University in Cairo Press for The Center for Arabic Studies, London, 1965
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Red Boards with gilt print on the front and spine. The verso of Creswell's portrait is signed "Archie Creswell" which I think might be a signature in black ink rather than a printed one, might being the operative word. The articles are in French, English and German depending on the contributor. From the Contents page: K. A. C. Creswell / C. L. GEDDES. - Bibliography of the Writings of K. A. C. Creswell. - Key to Abbreviations. - L'oeuvre de K. A. C. Creswell / ETIENNE COMBE . - Le Palais de Sedrata dans le Desert Saharien / MARGUERITE VAN BERCHEM. - Zum Bab al-Wuzara' (Puerta de San Esteban) der Hauptmoschee von Cordoba / KLAUS BRISCH. - Vorosmanische Medresen and Imarets vom Medresentyp in Anatolien / KURT ERDMANN. - Foundation-moulded Leatherwork—a Rare Egyptian Technique also used in Britain / RICHARD ETTINGHAUSEN. - A New Inscription from the Haram al-SharIf in Jerusalem / OLEG GRABAR. - Die Bauinschrift der Moschee des Ahmad ibn Nun (265/879) / ADOLF GROHMANN. - Dome Decorations by Means of Pierced Openings / HASAN ABD ALWAHHÄB. - Die beiden Mosaikböden in Qusayr Amra / CHRISTEL KESSLER. - Some Notes on the Façade of Mshattä / ERNST KOHNEL. - Sur les Mosaiques de la Grande Mosquee de Cordoue / GEORGES MARCAIS. - The Tiraz Institutions in Medieval Egypt/ M. A. MARZOUK. - Inscriptions on the Minarets of Saveh, Iran / GEORGE C. MILES. - Note on the Aesthetic Character of the North Dome of the Masjid-I-Jcimi of Isfahan / ARTHUR UPHAM POPE. - The Pottery of Byzantium and the Islamic World / DAVID TALBOT RICE. - The Mashhad al-Juyushi (Archaeological Notes and Studies) / FARID SHAFE'I. - An Ayyubid Basin of al-Bali, Najm al-Din / WAFIYYAH IZZI . - La Mosquee de Kafir au Caire / GASTON WIET. - On Islamic Swords /A. RAHMAN ZAKY. Minor smudging, probably from a rubber, to the top right hand corner of the front end paper, else a near fine copy. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 013442

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Title: Studies in Islamic Art and Architecture in ...

Publisher: The American University in Cairo Press for The Center for Arabic Studies, London

Publication Date: 1965

Binding: Hard Cover

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