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@FREE EBOOK ⛑ Palace of Gold and Light: Treasures from the Topkapi, Istanbul â This catalog covers the extraordinary US exhibition of treasures from the Topkapi Palace in Istanbul, a collection of objects representing the artistic mastery, cultural diversity, and unparalleled wealth of the Ottoman Empire at its zenith With its richly detailed color photographs and its four highly readable historical essays, this is a welcome opportunity to experience the achievements of a great civilization Catalogue for the exhibit Palace of Gold and Light Treasures from the Topkapi, Istanbul has 50 pages of excellent essays on the history, the palace, power and arts, periods and messages and, finally, the workshops of the palace andthan 100 pages of wonderful full page color photos of the pieces in the exhibit, including some detailed close ups Even if you ve never been to Topkapi, this is an excellent guide to both the collection and the culture If you ve been there, as I have, it a gl Catalogue for the exhibit Palace of Gold and Light Treasures from the Topkapi, Istanbul has 50 pages of excellent essays on the history, the palace, power and arts, periods and messages and, finally, the workshops of the palace andthan 100 pages of wonderful full page color photos of the pieces in the exhibit, including some detailed close ups Even if you ve never been to Topkapi, this is an excellent guide to both the collection and the culture If you ve been there, as I have, it a glorious return and refresher This is the kind of book you usually can t buy and then lug around for the rest of your trip.or in my younger days first visit, could even afford I m delighted to find it now and highly recommend it The pieces are truly beautiful, but I found a general lack of interest in the text I was hoping forjewelry or early period clothing Still fun to look through, but not among my best extant eastern arts books.