As mentioned recently in the New York Times, Sotheby's and Christie's have begun utilizing USB memory devices for auction sales catalogs. Both firms mailed hard copies of the select catalogs along with credit card sized USB drives, with flip out interf
This recently published three volume set is, like so many previous Grove volumes, immediately essential. The Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture fills in an unoccupied space in the reference collection, covering topics heretofore not published in a single volume or set. Entries are concise but thorough, with up to date bibliography. Illustrations and photographs are in black and white. An index follows in the third volume. One cannot overlook the most obvious, but perhaps most important aspect of this set; it is published in English.
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The work of Spanish born painter José Guerrero is presented in this catalogue raisonne in vivid detail. Though he is known for his later abstract imagery, the first volume of this set deals with his formative years as a painter.