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

CALLIGRAPHY IN THE ARTS OF THE MUSLIM WORLD.

(Calligraphy).
  • Austin: The Asia Society and the University of Texas Press, (1979).
  • 4to.
  • stiff paper wrappers.
  • 216 pages.

Price: $10.00  other currencies

Order Nr. 47321

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. Covers soiled.