The Decorative Art of ArabiaPrisse d'Avennes, Jules Bourgoin (text), Charles Newton (Foreword)Portland House, New York, 1989
109 plates, mostly color
Bound in black cloth, gilt spine lettering. The book appears to be unused.
Size: 9 x 13 inches (235mm x 330mm).
Selections from two 19th century compilations. Plates from Prisse d'Avennes L'Art Arabe d' Apres les Monuments de Kaire (1869-77) with text from Bourgoin Les Arts Arabes et le Trait General de l'Art Arabe (1873). Notable for the color reproductions. Foreword by Newton. Preface by E. Viollet-le-Duc. Includes bibliographical references.
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