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The Connoisseur's Guide To Oriental Carpets

By: Gans-Ruedin, E. (Author) / Howard, Valerie (Translator)

Price: $46.00

Publisher: Tokyo, Japan, Charles E. Tuttle Company: 1971

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 005252


005252: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Pages are clean, brightly colored, and sharp cornered. Page block is starting to separate from spine at front and back endpapers; has been repaired with archival tape. Contains 464 illustrations, 42 in colour and 4 maps. LCCN#70-157255. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Boards show old marks where Jacket was originally taped to them. Book has the usual library markings on edge page, inside book, and removed frontis... View more info

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Oriental Rugs In Colour

By: Liebetrau, Preben

Price: $16.00

Publisher: New York, New York, MacMillan Company: 1971

Edition: Ninth Printing

Store ID: 001706


001706: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Inscription to original owner in 1972 on inside of front cover. Reader Review: "This little book is an invaluable reference. The first third of the book covers history, techniques of weaving (illustrated with drawings), terminology, geography and tips on care and purchasing a carpet of your own. There follows a section of 65 beautiful color plates of exemplary rugs from the various regions discussed, with... View more info

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Rugs & Wall Hangings (Period Designs & Contemporary Techniques)

By: Scobey, Joan

Price: $22.50

Publisher: New York, New York, Dial Press: 1974

Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 004202


004202: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Dustjacket is worn along the edges and has a short cut in top edge. "Is really two books in one: the history of rugs, and a primer on contemporary rugmaking techniques. The history is descriptive: how rug designs originated; how rugmaking traditions sprang up; what the materials and techniques were. Mrs. Scobey takes us all over the world - to Persia, China, India, England, Spain, America. " Scarce, O... View more info