London: Alexandria Press, 1994. Reprint. Hardcover. vg- to near fine. Folio. 384pp. Original pictorial dustjacket over blue cloth with gilt lettering on spine. Decorative endpapers. Richly illustrated with color and b/w reproductions of artwork, pottery, maps and ancient documents as well as drawings of artifacts, kilns, including electron-probe microanalyses of glazes. "The ceramics of Iznik were among the finest works of art produced in the Ottoman Empire. The technical quality of this pottery and the beauty and immediacy of its designs have long made it one of the most popular art forms from the Islamic world... this study is the only comprehensive survey devoted to Iznik pottery vessels. It establishes a firm typology and chronology for theses wares, fully documenting every distinct group." (publisher). Dj with some creasing and bumping along the top edge of the back cover. Dj in very good-, binding and interior in near fine condition overall. (Inventory #: 43877)
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