The two hundred stunning color photographs of illuminated manuscripts, ceramics, and metalwork are an elegant showcase of Timurid design, and they place these masterpieces in political, social, and cultural perspective.The two hundred stunning color photographs of illuminated manuscripts, ceramics, and metalwork are an elegant showcase of Timurid design, and they place these masterpieces in political, social, and cultural perspective.Read Less
Very Good. Exhibition Catalogue. 4to-over 9¾"-12" tall. 395 pp., illus. (some col. ); 32 cm. Exhibition held at the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C., April 16 to July 6, 1989; Los Angeles County Museum of Art, August 13 to November 5, 1989. First paperback edition. Firm binding, gently creased spine. Clean inside copy. Age toning. OVERSIZE! No priority/international, except by special arrangement. Timurid design in illuminated manuscripts, ceramics, and metalwork.
Near Fine. 1989, Softcover. Exhibition catalog, profusely illustrated in color and b&w. Near Fine. Light scratching to the covers. Unmarked contents. Original brochure for the exhibit is loosely inserted.
Fine. Softcover in glossy pictorial wraps. First printing of first paperback edition. Book is in fine, As New, gift-giving condition, crisp and clean, with tight binding and sharp corners. Catalogue published to accompany a major exhibit that opened in spring 1989 at the Smithsonian's Arthur M. Sackler Gallery in Washington, D.C., and then traveled to the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Illustrated throughout with color and black-and-white plates. 4to. 187 pp. including index. Heavy--will require additional postage if shipped outside the U.S.
Very Good. Los Angeles County Museum of Art/Sackler Gallery, 01/01/1989, Paperback, PLEASE NO INTERNATIONAL ORDERS FOR THIS HEAVY BOOK. Los Angeles County Museum of Art. 1989. 1st paperback edition with full number line. Very good. Pictorial softcovers. Covers are rubbed and lightly edgeworn. Interior is clean and binding sound. Inquire if you need further information.
Very good. No dust jacket as issued. Ex-library. For Western audiences Timur remains one of the great unknown figures of world history. Better known in Europe and America as Tamerlane, he has been the romanticized subject of plays by Christopher Marlowe (1587) and Jacques Pradon (1691), operas by Alessandro Scarlatti and George Handel.
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