A good clean copy of Apollo ~ Vol. CIII ~ No. 170, devoted to the Arts of Islam, and published in April 1976. Contents include scholarly articles on "The Essence of Islamic Art", by Basil Gray ~ "The Influence of Islamic Art on Western Medieval Art", by John Beckwith ~ "Elegance and Ornament in Islamic Glass", by Ralph Pinder-Wilson ~ "Iranian Metal-Work and the Written Word", by A.S. Melikian-Chirvani ~ "The Present Position of Carpet Studies", by May H. Beattie ~ "The Islamic Potter and China", by Yolande Crowe ~ "The Persian Garden under Islam", by Wilfrid Blunt ~ "The Stones of Barquq : Building Materials and Architectural Decoration in Late Fourteenth-Century Cairo", by Michael Rogers ~ "The Fine Arts in Caliphal Spain", by Juan Zozaya, and "Persian Painting in Bond Street", by B.W. Robinson, plus regular monthly features. Soft covers.
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