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David Douglas Duncan

World of Islam

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Façade of arches and doorways, reflected in a pool.

"Patio de los Arrayanes: a sanctum of classical tranquility, where sculpted arcades, carved doors, wrought-iron grilles, latticed screens, tile-and-script walls . . . and silence, harmonize. [The Alhambra, Granada, Spain, 1954.]" The World of Allah, p. 261.