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28%OFFAmirsadeghi, Hossein; Al-Nahyan, H.h.sheikh Zayed Bin-Sultan - The Arabian Horse - 9780500285626 - V9780500285626
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The Arabian Horse

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Description for The Arabian Horse Paperback. The almost spiritual relationship between the Arab and his horse and the longstanding fascination the world over for this purest-bred of all animals lie at the core of this sumptuously illustrated work. Num Pages: 256 pages, 300 illustrations, 281 in colour. BIC Classification: WNGH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 290 x 252 x 21. Weight in Grams: 1504.
Tracing the history of the Arabian (or Arab) horse from before the time of King Solomon to the present day, the text by Peter Upton – author, artist and internationally recognized expert on the subject – begins by explaining the myth and legend, the true origins of the breed, and its recorded development up to the time of the Prophet Mohammed. The story continues with the role that the Arab horse has played in Islamic conquest and Arab history, highlighting the importance that Islam has always accorded `this most noble of animals’. Woven into this tapestry is ... Read more

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About Amirsadeghi, Hossein; Al-Nahyan, H.h.sheikh Zayed Bin-Sultan
Hossein Amirsadeghi is an Iranian journalist, politician, film producer and publisher. Peter Upton, founder of the Arabaian Horse Historian's Association, has a worldwide reputation as an Arabian horse breeder. Rik van Lent Sr and Jr are internationally famous photographers. HH Sheikh Zayed bin-Sultan al-Nahyan was The President of the United Arab Emirates until his death in November 2004.

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'Elegant, erudite, ravishingly illustrated' - The Times 'Horse lovers will dote on this impressive, handsome volume' - Publisher’s Weekly

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