Very Good / Very Good. Item #9111
Washington, D.C. and Boulder: Mage/Westview Press, Inc., 1979. First Edition. Octavo (28x20x3cm); xviii + 391pp, including Persian-Arabic-English concordance of names. Illustrated with 250 images, 13 in color, the remainder in B&W. Illustrated dust jacket; deep forest-green boards with silver stamping on spine and panels. Volume I in a projected "Bibliotheca Persica" Persian Art series.
Dust jacket with small tears, chips, and color loss at spine crown and foot, flap folds, and edges (see photo); now protected in mylar. Volume and textblock nearly as new, unmarred and unmarked.
Fifteen essays cover aspects of Persian and Iranian art and architecture, from prehistory to contemporary painting.