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L'Art Antique de la Perse: Achéménides, Parthes, Sassanides. I. Monuments de la Vallée du Polvar-Roud. II. Monuments de Persépolis. III. La Sculpture Persépolitaine. IV. Les Monuments Voutés de l'Epoque Achéménide. V. Monuments Parthes et Sassanides.

1884. 5 vols.: III, 63, 92, 108, 87, 239 pp. text, ext. notes, charts, indices, altogether 438 text illus. from plans and drawings, 20, 22, 19, 20, 22 plates incl. 2 maps and superb heliogravures (2 in color) from Dieulafoy's drawings and Madame Jeanne Dieulafoy's pioneering photographs. Minor foxing, generally an excellent copy. Small folio. Half cloth, decorative boards, raised bands. Paris (Librairie Centrale d'Architecture) 1884-1889.

A fine copy of the great classic on the remains of art and architecture created in the vast Iranian territory between the 7th century B.C. and the 7th century A.D. Madame Jeanne Dieulafoy, her husband's constant companion on his expeditions, was a master of archaeological photography who used the brilliance of the natural light of the region to great effect at a time when more of the antiquities were in existence.

Book ID: 51301

Price: $13,500.00