Published by the Asia Institute in Shiraz in 1976, "The Holy Shrine of Imam Reza, Mashhad" summarizes the findings of an architectural survey headed by architect Bijan Saadat with associate architect Riccardo Sardarelli and assistant architect Piero Degl'Innocenti. It consist of four volumes:Volume I
: Nine folding plates and legends (ArchNet files FLS1272
, containing the plan and eight cross-sections respectively).Volume II
: 79 photographic plates with captionsVolume III
: Historic and architectural description in English, bibliography and glossary, 57 pagesVolume IV
: Historic and architectural description in Persian, 76 pages
Saadat, Bijan. 1976. The Holy Shrine of Imam Reza, Mashhad (Astan-i Quds). Shiraz, Iran: Asia Institute, Pahlavi University, volume II.
Asia Institute, Shiraz (defunct) / Courtesy of Richard N. Frye