By Wilfrid Blunt
London   Elek Books
11" by 8.5" 208pp.
Wilfrid Blunt's exploration of the sumptuous architecture of Isfahan; a first edition beautifully illustrated throughout.
By Wilfrid Blunt

1966 Isfahan, Pearl of Persia

London   Elek Books
11" by 8.5" 208pp.
Wilfrid Blunt's exploration of the sumptuous architecture of Isfahan; a first edition beautifully illustrated throughout.
£34.00
: 1.5kgs / : 909M4

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Colour Plates, First Edition, Illustrated, With Dustwrapper

The first edition of this work in the publisher's original cloth binding, with the original unclipped dust wrapper.

A profusely illustrated study of the splendid mosques, palaces, bridges and bazaars of Isfahan, a major city in Iran, by Wilfrid Blunt (1901-1987). Blunt was an English art teacher, writer, artist and a curator of the Watts Gallery in Compton, Surrey.

Illustrated with ninety-one photographs, thirty-six of which are in colour, by Wim Swaan. Collated, complete.

Condition

In the publisher's original cloth binding, with the original unclipped dust wrapper. Externally, cloth is very smart and bright. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are very bright and clean. Dust wrapper is smart with very light sunning and a small closed tear to the front of the wrap. Minor chipping to the head of the spine of the wrap.

Fine

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