Second edition in two parts. Two massive hardcover volumes in worn and chipped dust jackets. Back of dust jacket of Part Two has spill stains also evident on the back cover and last two plates. Color frontispiece of Dome of the Rock spotted. Hundreds of line and half-tone figures in the text plus 140 plates; mostly black and white photographs, but including a number of tipped in color photographs. In this new edition of the first volume of Professor Creswell's Early Muslim Architecture, which was published in 1932, the text has been revised throughout and includes descriptions of interesting Umayyad monuments brought to light by subsequent excavations. With a revised and expanded chapter by Marguerite Gautier-van Berchem on the mosaics of the Dome of the Rock in Jerusalem and the Great Mosque in Damascus.
Publisher: Oxford at the Clarendon Press
Year of Publication: 1932
Shipping Weight: 38.00 lb