Washington DC: The Dumbarton Oaks Center For Byzantine Studies, 1964. First edition. Hardcover. Fine / Fine. Quarto edition bound in blue cloth and lettered in gilt at the spine. Contains the following essays: George C. Miles - Byzantium and the Arabs: Relations in Crete and the Aegean Area; Marius Canard - Les Relations Politiques et Sociales entre Byzance et les Arabes; Francesco Gabrieli - Greeks and Arabs in the Central Mediterranean Area; Oleg Grabar - Islamic Art and Byzantium; Gustave E. Von Grunebaum - Parallelism, Convergence, and the Influence in the Relations of Arab and Byzantine Philosophy, Literature, and Piety; John Meyendorff - Byzantine Views of Islam; David Pingree - Gregory Chioniades and Palaeologan Astronomy; A. R. Bellinger, P. Bruun, J.P.C. Kent, and C.H.V. Sutherland - Late Roman gold and Silver Coins at Dumbarton Oaks: Diocletian to Eugenius; Erica Cruikshank Dodd - Byzantine Silver Stamps: Supplement I. New Stamps from the Reigns of Justin II and Constans II; Theodore Macridy - The Monastery of Lips (Fenar Isa Camii) at Istanbul (translated by Cyril Mango); Arthur H.S. Megaw - The Original Form of the theotokos Church of Constantine Lips; Then follows another section of "Notes." Cyril Mango and Ernest J.W. Hawkins - Report on Field Work in Istanbul and Cyprus, 1962-1963; Kurt Weitzmann - The Jephthah Panel in the Bema of the Church of St. Catherine's Monastery on Mount Sinai; Andreas Dikigoropoulos -The Costantinopolitan Solidi of Theophilus; and ending with "The Relations between Byzantium and the Arabs on the Dumbarton Oaks Symposium of 1963." A lovely copy, lavishly illustratred with three fold-out illustrations and, in a pocket in the rear interior board, a large folding line drawing, in black, blue, red, and green of Fethiye Camii, Parecclesion and South Arm of Perambulatory. An extraordinary volume, lavishly produced and still, in superb condition.