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Produced for the Association Internationale de Bibliophilie, this book traces the development of the early Ottoman style under influence from their neighbours; the impact of the patronage of Sultan Mehmed the Conqueror; and the development of the `classical' style under his successor Bayezid II. A catalogue section provides beautiful illustrations of 41 masterpieces of bookbinding; with technical appendices, bibliography, concordance and index.
|Ottoman bookbinding before 1460||p. 19|
|A new order : the books of Mehmed II||p. 47|
|Bayezid II and the origins of the classical style||p. 81|
|Catalogue and plates||p. 105|
|Structural features of the Ottoman book||p. 215|
|Tabby bindings||p. 217|
|Velvet bindings||p. 219|
|A dynasty of binders||p. 222|
|Concordance : manuscripts in the Topkapi Library|
|Table of Contents provided by Blackwell. All Rights Reserved.|
For Ages: 22+ years old
Number Of Pages: 256
Published: 26th May 2006
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 33.4 x 24.0 x 3.81
Weight (kg): 2.25