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Turkish Bookbinding in the 15th Century : the Foundation of an Ottoman Court Style - RABY JULIAN & TANINDI ZEREN

Turkish Bookbinding in the 15th Century

the Foundation of an Ottoman Court Style

Hardcover Published: 26th May 2006
ISBN: 9781898592013
Number Of Pages: 256
For Ages: 22+ years old

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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 1460p. 19
A new order : the books of Mehmed IIp. 47
Bayezid II and the origins of the classical stylep. 81
Catalogue and platesp. 105
Structural features of the Ottoman bookp. 215
Tabby bindingsp. 217
Velvet bindingsp. 219
A dynasty of bindersp. 222
Concordance : manuscripts in the Topkapi Library
Table of Contents provided by Blackwell. All Rights Reserved.

ISBN: 9781898592013
ISBN-10: 1898592012
Audience: General
For Ages: 22+ years old
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 256
Published: 26th May 2006
Publisher: Azimuth Editions
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 33.4 x 24.0  x 3.81
Weight (kg): 2.25