Book Covers Geography Iran Period Safavid, late 16th century CE Dynasty Safavid Materials and technique Lacquer with powdered gold and mother-of-pearl Dimensions 27.7 x 16.7 cm  http://www.akdn.org/museum/detail.asp?artifactid=1236

Book Covers Geography Iran Period Safavid, late 16th century CE Dynasty Safavid Materials and technique Lacquer with powdered gold and mother-of-pearl Dimensions 27.7 x 16.7 cm http://www.akdn.org/museum/detail.asp?artifactid=1236

book binding 16s safavid.

book binding 16s safavid.

Bucheinband, Augsburg 1552, BSB München

Bucheinband, Augsburg 1552, BSB München

Book covers and bindings from the BNF collection

Book covers and bindings from the BNF collection

A LARGE GILT-FILIGREE LEATHER BINDING, PERSIA, SAFAVID, 16TH CENTURY Of typical form, brown morocco, the outer central fields gilt stamped with a central medallion and corner pieces, with borders filled with cartouches and trefoils, decorated throughout with chinoiserié cloudbands, interlacing vines and split-palmettes, the doublures decorated with polychrome cartouches overlaid with a field of fine découpage gold filigree work, old collection label to one board

A LARGE GILT-FILIGREE LEATHER BINDING, PERSIA, SAFAVID, 16TH CENTURY Of typical form, brown morocco, the outer central fields gilt stamped with a central medallion and corner pieces, with borders filled with cartouches and trefoils, decorated throughout with chinoiserié cloudbands, interlacing vines and split-palmettes, the doublures decorated with polychrome cartouches overlaid with a field of fine découpage gold filigree work, old collection label to one board

Book cover design by Andrea Cavallini at The World of Dot (Berlin by Eraldo Affinati; 2009, Rizzoli)

Book cover design by Andrea Cavallini at The World of Dot (Berlin by Eraldo Affinati; 2009, Rizzoli)

14th Century Egyptian Book Binding via The Museum of Islamic Art

14th Century Egyptian Book Binding via The Museum of Islamic Art

Italian Gold-Tooled Leather Bridge Folio

Italian Gold-Tooled Leather Bridge Folio

A linguagem gráfica moderna foi caracterizada por formas geométricas, altos contrastes, utilizando o preto, o branco e o vermelho, tipografias bold, pesadas e estruturadas. Alguns designers combinaram técnicas de colagem com o abstracionaismo.

A linguagem gráfica moderna foi caracterizada por formas geométricas, altos contrastes, utilizando o preto, o branco e o vermelho, tipografias bold, pesadas e estruturadas. Alguns designers combinaram técnicas de colagem com o abstracionaismo.

A copy of Jami’s Yusuf wa Zulaykha  Central Asia, Bukhara; 1095 H = 1683-1684

A copy of Jami’s Yusuf wa Zulaykha Central Asia, Bukhara; 1095 H = 1683-1684

Frontispiece: From a manuscript of the Mantiq al-Tayr (The Language of the Birds) of Farid al-Din Attar [Iran (Isfahan)] (63.210) | Heilbrun...

Frontispiece: From a manuscript of the Mantiq al-Tayr (The Language of the Birds) of Farid al-Din Attar [Iran (Isfahan)] (63.210) | Heilbrun...

This Ottoman devotional manual, the Hizb al-Nawawi, is a later copy of a book of prayers written by the esteemed Mamluk scholar Muhiyi al-Din Abi Zakariya Yahya b. Sharaf b. Muri al-Nawawi (d. 1277). This particular copy was signed by the Ottoman court calligrapher Muhammad Amir on the fifteenth of Sha'ban, 1152 (November 17, 1739)

This Ottoman devotional manual, the Hizb al-Nawawi, is a later copy of a book of prayers written by the esteemed Mamluk scholar Muhiyi al-Din Abi Zakariya Yahya b. Sharaf b. Muri al-Nawawi (d. 1277). This particular copy was signed by the Ottoman court calligrapher Muhammad Amir on the fifteenth of Sha'ban, 1152 (November 17, 1739)

28 different Istanbul on Behance

28 different Istanbul on Behance

Author: Omar Khayyam Title: Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám. Published: New York: The Grolier Club, 1885.

Author: Omar Khayyam Title: Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám. Published: New York: The Grolier Club, 1885.

Qur'an Bookbinding Inset with Turquoise METROPOLITAN MUSEUM  Object Name:     Bookbinding Date:     16th century Geography:     Iran Culture:     Islamic Medium:     Leather; stamped, painted, gilded, and inset with turquoise

Qur'an Bookbinding Inset with Turquoise METROPOLITAN MUSEUM Object Name: Bookbinding Date: 16th century Geography: Iran Culture: Islamic Medium: Leather; stamped, painted, gilded, and inset with turquoise

Binding, inside

Binding, inside

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