A Jeweler's Eye : Islamic Arts of the Book from the Vever Collection / Glenn D. Lowry with Susan Nemazee; Arthur M. Sackler Gallery (Smithsonian Institution)

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Identifier: REF.BC.0313
Object type: Books
Dimensions: 240 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 31 cm
Creation dates: 1988
Contributor: Susan Nemazee
Published by: Smithsonian Institute
Published in association with: University of Washington Press
Library of Congress Subject Headings: Islamic illumination of books and manuscripts [sh85064363], Islamic calligraphy [sh85018977], Islamic miniature painting [sh85085675], Islamic bookbinding [sh85015724]
Contains images, descriptions, and translations of pieces of Islamic art from the collection of Henri Vever. With sections introducing the Islamic, Persian, and Indian art traditions. Includes bibliographies, appendices (225-236), and an index (p. 237-240). Also includes full-color photographs.