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Oriental Carpets

Schurmann, Ulrich

Published by Octopus Books, London, 1979
ISBN 10: 0706410173 / ISBN 13: 9780706410174
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Title: Oriental Carpets

Publisher: Octopus Books, London

Publication Date: 1979

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Edition: Revised and Enlarged Edition.


Black paper over boards with titles stamped in white to spine. Black jacket with color illustrations of carpet on front and rear panels. Text is clean and tight with no previous owner markings. Jacket has good color and gloss, intact price. This book provides a key to understanding the different shapes and designs of oriental carpets from the seventeenth through the nineteenth centuries. Includes chapters on designs, colors, animal and floral motifs, symbolism, pile and knotting, how to determine age, and building up a collection. 237 pages, illustrated with 124 color plates. This is a revised and expanded edition of the original classic published in 1966. Oversize book that weighs close to 4 pounds.We pack carefully, with moisture protection, bubble wrap, and a cardboard "sandwich" to protect every book and ensure it arrives undamaged. Size: 10 x 11.25". Bookseller Inventory # 001927

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Synopsis: With 124 colour plates.

Language Notes: Text: English, German (translation)

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