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1 Tiffou, Edmond The Illuminator
London Quartet Books 1981 070432279X / 9780704322790 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Very Good 
A Fine unmarked copy with VG+ complete dustjacket. Translated from the French by Rosalind Mazzawi. The author is a Frenchman who has refined and perfected the medieval techniques of Islamic art with the equipment of the modern artist. Becoming interested in these techniques in the 1930's when at the College des Beaux Arts in Algeria but it was in the 1960's, after he spent time studying the art and architecture of Granada, that he was inspired to devote himself entirely to Islamic art. The book is his life story, with a difference, for it includes, as Tiffou calls it a 'romanticised version', however the earlier sections are based on fact. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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