Moslem Builders of Cairo, R L Devonshire

Devonshire, R L
R Schindler
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Moslem Builders of Cairo, by R L Devonshire.

Soft cover, 144 page book with Hawke's Bay Museum stamp on front cover, inside cover and first page. Inside cover also has a Hawke's Bay Art Society bookplate. Published by R Schindler (Cairo). Handwritten message on first page reads: For Captain L D Bestall. April 1943. Henriette Devonshire. Provides a brief history of Islam in Egypt, and the main building projects under significant rulers from circa 905 - circa 1635. The book finishes with 8 pages of plates and an index.
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Ink on paper; photographs.
Height x Width: 211 x 142mm
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900 AD
1000 AD
17th Century
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from the Leo Bestall Collection
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