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ISLAMIC ARCHITECTURE OF THE INDIAN SUBCONTINENT
Written by Bianca Maria Alfieri.
Stock no. 1820096
Published by Laurence King Publishing. 1st 2000. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

The history of Islamic architecture in India from its beginnings in the thirteenth century until its decline in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Encompassing the whole sub-continent to cover Pakistan and Bangladesh. Large format. Black cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Colour photos. ISBN: 1856691896. Slight fading to top edge of front endpapers. Pictorial dustwrapper is scuffed.

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THE MUSLIM CONQUEST OF EGYPT AND NORTH AFRICA
Written by A.I. Akram.
Stock no. 1819554
Published by Ferozsons Ltd.. Circa 1977. Very good condition.

Red cloth boards, gilt titles. B/w maps. SIGNED by the author (with dedication) to half-title page. Text block browned. A few marks to contents.

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THE QUR'AN
Written by Marmaduke Pickthall.
Stock no. 1819094
Published by Folio Society. 2010. Fine condition.

An interpretation by Marmaduke Pickthall. White cloth with blue and gilt blocking. Blue ribbon page marker. Colour plates. Top edge gilt. xxvii and 515 pages. Fourth printing. Contained in publisher's blue slipcase which is slightly scuffed and bumped.

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ISLAM AND THE ARMY IN COLONIAL INDIA: SEPOY RELIGION IN THE SERVICE OF EMPIRE
Written by Nile Green.
Stock no. 1818887
Published by Cambridge University Press. 1st 2009. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

A ground-breaking study of the cultural world of the Muslim soldiers of colonial India. Set in Hyderabad in the mid nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, the book focuses on the soldiers' relationships with the faqir holy men who protected them and the British officers they served. Black boards, silver title to spine. A few b/w illustrations. ISBN: 9780521898454.

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MUSSULMAN CULTURE
Written by V.V. Bartold.
Stock no. 1818874
Published by Oxford University Press. 1stg 2009. Fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Translated from the Russian. Burgundy cloth spine with gilt title. Light brown paper boards. ISBN: 9780195476705. Pictorial dustwrapper is unevenly faded.

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ISLAM VOLUME I EARLY ARCHITECTURE FROM BAGHDAD TO CORDOBA
Written by Henri Stierlin.
Stock no. 2115903
Published by Taschen. 1st 1996. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Taschen's World Architecture Series. Colour photos and diagrams throughout. ISBN: 3822885614. Bumping to corners and edges. A few marks to covers. Some pencil and erasing to front endpaper. Wrapper is faded to spine, with edge-creasing and a few nicks and a couple of closed tears.

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THE LANGUAGE OF THE BIRDS
Written by Marie G. Lukens; Ernest J. Grube.
Stock no. 2114965
Very good condition.

Large format. Card wraps. Pale damp marking to edges of some pages.

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PAPER BEFORE PRINT
Written by Jonathan M. Bloom.
Stock no. 1204478
Published by Yale University Press. 1st 2001. As new condition.

The history and impact of paper in the Islamic world. Large format. Black cloth spine, glazed pictorial boards. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0300089554.

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