CALLIGRAPHY IN THE ARTS OF THE MUSLIM WORLD. Anthony Welch.

CALLIGRAPHY IN THE ARTS OF THE MUSLIM WORLD.

(Calligraphy).
  • Folkestone, Kent: Dawson's, (1979).
  • 4to.
  • paper over boards, dust jacket.
  • 216 pages.

Price: $40.00  other currencies

Order Nr. 32564

First edition. Catalogue of an exhibition at the Asia House Gallery. A collection of 100 works of art dating from the seventh to the nineteenth century. Each one is illustrated and described in detail. The introductory essay examines the origin, function and meaning of calligraphy and describes the tools and materials used. Lightly soiled, yet near fine. From the private reference library of Dorothy Sloan with a commemorative bookplate loosely inserted.