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Rivers of Paradise: Water in Islamic Art and Culture (The Biennial Hamad bin Khalifa Symposium on Islamic Art)

Rivers of Paradise: Water in Islamic Art and Culture (The Biennial Hamad bin Khalifa Symposium on Islamic Art)

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Rivers of Paradise: Water in Islamic Art and Culture (The Biennial Hamad bin Khalifa Symposium on Islamic Art)

by Jonathan Bloom & Sheila Blair (editors)

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Yale University Press, 2009. 384pp. Original blue cloth covered boards. Pages are clean (unmarked). Binding is tight and secure. Boards have slight bumping to head/heel of spine, slight rubbing to extremities. Unclipped DJ has bumping to head of spine and upper corners. We have added a removable mylar covering to the dust jacket for protection. For millennia the collection, distribution, and symbolism of water have played pivotal roles in the lands where Islam has flourished. This book is the first to address this important subject. Nice copy. . First Thus. Oversized Hardcover. Very Good -/Very Good -. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

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Title
Rivers of Paradise: Water in Islamic Art and Culture (The Biennial Hamad bin Khalifa Symposium on Islamic Art)
Author
Jonathan Bloom & Sheila Blair (editors)
Format/Binding
Hardcover
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Used - Very Good -
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Very Good -
Edition
First Thus
ISBN 10
0300158998
ISBN 13
9780300158991
Publisher
Yale University Press
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New Haven, Ct
Date Published
2009
Size
4to - over 9¾" - 12&
Keywords
Islam Islamic Art
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