Early Muslim Architecture: Umayyads A.D. 622-750 (2 Vols.)

Early Muslim Architecture: Umayyads A.D. 622-750 (2 Vols.)

Keppel Archibald Cameron Creswell; Marguerite Gautier-Van Berchem

Oxford at the Clarendon Press, 1969


2 volume set. 2nd ed. Folios, 45 cm.  Bound in publisher's green cloth.  Institutional copy. Library book plate on front paste down.  Call number on spine.  The text is clean and unmarked.  Profusely illustrated with 140 plates, some in color.  Fold outs. Volume I: Parts 1-2; Umayyads, A.D. 622–750.   "A monumental work, both in size and scholarship."  Creswell was a British architectural historian whose massive "Early Muslim Architecture" was revised in 1969 to include subsequent archeological excavations in Dar al-Imara of Ziyad ibn Abihi at Kufa; the Great Mosque at Wasit, al-Walid's qasr at Minya on Lake Tiberias, qasr at Jabal Says, Hisham's palaces Qasr al-Hayr al-Gharbi and Khirbat al-Mafjar near Jericho.  

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