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Ceramic tiles have been produced for over a thousand years in the heartlands of the Islamic world, from Iraq in the ninth century to Turkey in the nineteenth. Superb color photographs and informative text make this book a treasure for anyone Interested in art Venetia Porter is a curator in the Department of Coins & Medals in the British Museum.
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