Thousand and One Nights, A (Japanese, some English)

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A visual collection of European illustrations of the oriental world influenced by Middle-Eastern literature such as the Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam and the Thousand and One Nights. This book introduces the ancient Islamic manuscripts and art on which the illustrations are based, and features Islamic book design, ornaments and costumes of the time, giving readers a sense of the Islamic culture that has inspired European artists. This collection offers a unique introduction to the beauty of Islamic art and culture and is sure to become a treasured book for Islamic art lovers, too.
ISBN 9784756248169. Pie Books.
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  • $59.50
  • SKU
    9784756248169
A visual collection of European illustrations of the oriental world influenced by Middle-Eastern literature such as the Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam and the Thousand and One Nights. This book introduces the ancient Islamic manuscripts and art on which the illustrations are based, and features Islamic book design, ornaments and costumes of the time, giving readers a sense of the Islamic culture that has inspired European artists. This collection offers a unique introduction to the beauty of Islamic art and culture and is sure to become a treasured book for Islamic art lovers, too.
  • Subtitle
    The Art of Folklore, Literature, Poetry, Fashion, and Architecture of the Islamic World
  • Publisher
    Pie Books
  • Release
    December 2016
  • Binding
    pb
  • Format
    288 pages. full colour. 26 x 18 cm
  • Status for WholeSale
    out of print
  • Status for Website
    out of print
  • Date added
    December 2016