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Alhambra

£19.99

Product description

Black cloth boards with whole book almost as new. Jacket clean with very slight shelf wear marks/creases. Lavishly illustrated with colour plates throughout. The Alhambra palace complex is situated above the town of Granada, on the lower slopes of the Sierra Nevada in southern Spain. Islamic Spain was largely reconquered by the Christians in 1212, but Ibn Nasr, the founder of the Muslim Nasrid dynasty, held onto a small area of southern Spain and chose Granada as his capital. He mapped out the foundations of a new citadel known as the "Alhambra".;In this work, Michael Jacobs takes a look at this magical palace-fortress and the mythology that has grown up around it. The heart of the book is a tour of the palace and the adjoining gardens. The final chapter assesses the literature, art and architecture inspired by this legendary place.

Item details

Author(s):
Michael Jacobs
Condition:
As new
Dimensions:
29x24x2.5 cm
Edition:
2000
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0711214751
ISBN-13:
9780711214750
Number of pages:
192
Publisher:
Frances Lincoln

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Black cloth boards with whole book almost as new. Jacket clean with very slight shelf wear marks/creases. Lavishly illustrated with colour plates throughout. The Alhambra palace complex is situated above the town of Granada, on the lower slopes of the Sierra Nevada in southern Spain. Islamic Spain was largely reconquered by the Christians in 1212, but Ibn Nasr, the founder of the Muslim Nasrid dynasty, held onto a small area of southern Spain and chose Granada as his capital. He mapped out the foundations of a new citadel known as the "Alhambra".;In this work, Michael Jacobs takes a look at this magical palace-fortress and the mythology that has grown up around it. The heart of the book is a tour of the palace and the adjoining gardens. The final chapter assesses the literature, art and architecture inspired by this legendary place.

Author(s):
Michael Jacobs
Condition:
As new
Dimensions:
29x24x2.5 cm
Edition:
2000
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0711214751
ISBN-13:
9780711214750
Number of pages:
192
Publisher:
Frances Lincoln

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