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A Jeweler's Eye, Islamic Arts of the Book from the Vever Collection

Author: Lowry, Glenn D. With Susan Nemazee
Price: $3000.00
Publisher Location: Seattle
Publisher: Univ of Washington Press
Year Published: 1988
Book Condition: Fine
Binding: Full-Leather
Edition: First Edition
Sackler Gallery at the Smithsonian publication., the Jeweler in question from Henri Vever, a Parisian fine jeweler of art nouveau, who turned to the Islamic arts. His superb collection is now in the Sackler and this book celebrates it. Pages 240. Bound in full yellow morocco leather with silk endbands and blue title letters on the spine. On the front board is an Iranian king, inspired by the plate on page 103. He has eyes of lapis lazuli stones looking askance during battle, a smoky blue turban of leather, raised nose and lips, and a mustache and beard of Arabian horsetail. Endpapers designed for this binding. Image available on request. Protected in a fine, clamshell box with leather title label.
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