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Arnold, Sir Thomas W. & Grohmann, Professor Adolf The Islamic Book. A Contribution to its Art and History from the VII-XVIII Century. Leipzig The Pegasus Press 1929
First edition 4to, pp.xxi, [3], 130, [4], 104 plates, some in colour, illustrations. Number 2 of 375 copies only issued. Original cloth, gilt, spine faded. Minor wear to head and tail of spine, otherwise a very good copy. With the ownership signature of Theron Johnson Damon, who taught at Robert College in Constantinople from 1906-1909 and continued to live in Constantinople as a correspondent for the Associated Press. He befriended Bernard Berenson, whom he accompanied on many buying expeditions throughout the Middle East. In 1929 Damon opened an antiquities shop in New York City, called Old and Near Eastern Art and Craft Work.