New York, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1974. First Edition. Original Cloth. 4to, 374 Pp.
Very good copy, slight rubbing at base of spine. Binding a rich brown. Gold design on cover and gold lettering on spine. Catalgoue of pottery excavated at Nishapur, Iran (1935-1940) compiled by world authority on Ancient Near Eastern Art who participated in the excavation. Overview of Nishapur, escavation sites, account of excavations, brief history of Nishapur and Iran. Extensive descriptions of objects; explication of styles, methods of manufacture, and periods of pottery-making. Over one hundred photos and drawings,,including pictures of the excavation sites and a map of Nishapur. Nine color plates. Excellent source material for scholars and laymen alike.