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Islamic Design: A Genius for Geometry

Islamic Design: A Genius for Geometry

By: Daud Sutton (author)Paperback

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Across the Islamic world, illuminating Korans from Morocco to Malaysia, and adorning mosques, mausoleums and palaces, are hidden some of the most exquisite geometrical devices ever conceived by man. In this excellent little book, geometer Daud Sutton unravels the mystery of Islamic patterns, explaining where they come from, how to draw them, and hinting at the Divine messages they encode. WOODEN BOOKS are small but packed with information. "Fascinating" FINANCIAL TIMES. "Beautiful" LONDON REVIEW OF BOOKS. "Rich and Artful" THE LANCET. "Genuinely mind-expanding" FORTEAN TIMES. "Excellent" NEW SCIENTIST. "Stunning" NEW YORK TIMES. Small books, big ideas.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781904263593
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 64
  • ID: 9781904263593
  • ISBN10: 1904263593

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