The Parthian, Archaeminid and Sassanian empires, whose pre-Islamic styles were influential on later cultures of the region, are the subject of this collection. The volume is made up of important essays on archaeology, digs, art, architecture and finds, together with theories and interpretations. The contributors are acknowledged experts in the field. It is edited by Vesta Sarkhosh Curtis, Robert Hillenbrand and J.M. Rogers. It is out of print and very scarce.


London: I.B. Tauris [Times Publications] 1998. First Edition. 192pp. + 32 black and white plates.


Volume and condition. Volume and condition. 10” x 7.5”  Publisher's original black cloth, titled in gilt to the spine, in a clean, sharp example of the dustwrapper. Internally clean, a spot of minor creasing here and there, essentially a very good copy indeed of a very scarce book.


Art and Archaeology of Ancient Persia (First edn)