Paris: Flammarion, 2002. 1st. Hardcover. First English language edition. 4to. 288 pp. Beautiful color reproductions of stunning mosques, mausoleums, palaces, tiles and more. Blue cloth in color printed dustjacket. A fine copy. Item #18477
In this book, you will find an overview of the formative years of Islamic architecture through an examination of various monuments characteristic of the classical Muslim world, with an introduction to the materials and techniques employed in the production of architectural ceramics as well as the decorative patterns and the craftsmen. Most of the book is devoted to a broad panorama of the most important examples of the art of architectural ceramics. - Foreword.