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The Persian Album, 1400-1600: From Dispersal to Collection Hardcover – March 11, 2005


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Product Details

  • Hardcover: 392 pages
  • Publisher: Yale University Press (March 11, 2005)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0300103255
  • ISBN-13: 978-0300103250
  • Product Dimensions: 1.3 x 8.4 x 10.8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 4.5 pounds
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #2,876,583 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Book Description

This groundbreaking book explores the emergence of Persian albums in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries and examines the ways the albums evolved into portable collections created to preserve and display art. Beautifully illustrated with many rare and previously unpublished images, the book demonstrates how the practice of album-making opens a fresh vista on the Persian art tradition.

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David J. Roxburgh is professor of the history of art and architecture at Harvard University.

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