A GIFT FROM THE DESERT
THE ART, HISTORY AND CULTURE OF THE ARABIAN HORSE
This fabulous book accompanied a world class exhibit presented by the Saudi Arabian Equestrian Federation.
The first section of this book covers the history, spread, dynasties, folklore and more concerning the Arabian horse.
The second section of this book covers the exhibit itself with pictures and descriptions of 100's of items, artifacts, riding equipment, weapons, manuscripts, art, decorative pieces, armaments, jewelry, clay tablets, archeological items, T.E. Lawrence (Lawrence of Arabia) items and so much more.
7 & 1/2 page bibliography for further research.
A facinating display of items of historic interest. This book would be of interest to anyone interested in the culture of the Middle East, art, archeology, the history and developement of riding, and of course the Arabian horse.
Soft cover, large format , NEW condition, copyright 2010, 229 pages.