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Michell, George, editor. ARCHITECTURE OF THE ISLAMIC WORLD: Its History and Social Meaning. New York: Morrow, 1978. Hardcover First Edition


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First printing. "A panoramic survey of the entire field of Islamic architecture, from mosques to markets, from citadels to cemeteries, with the emphasis upon function and meaning rather than upon chronology and style. . . The book concludes with a comprehensive inventory of the key buildings of the Islamic world - 250 examples divided geographically." Texts by Ernst J Grube, James Dickie, Oleg Grabar, Eleanor Sims, Ronald Lewcock, Dalu Jones, Guy T Peterbridge. 758 illustrations, 112 in full color. Double-page map of the Islamic heartlands showing the main trade and hajj routes, glossary, bibliography, index, illustrated end-papers. Large format. 288 pp. Very near fine in a like dustjacket. Errata slip laid in. .ISBN # 0-688-033245 

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