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Art : Rugs and Carpets


Fine and Rare Oriental Rugs and Weaving From the Seventeenth to the Early Twentieth Century - An Important Exhibition Held in Commemoration of the World of Islam Festival 1976 (Anglo Persian Carpet Company, London May - August 1976)

Anglo Persian Carpet Company, London
4to in colour printed stiff glossy card covers, unpaginated, approx. 220pp, 250 items described and illustrated in b/w. Price list loosely inserted
An extremely well preserved FINE very clean and tight unmarked copy (covers and page-block edges slightly tanned)
1st editionSoftcover
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Seed and Spirit of Modernism - Volume 2 - An Exploration Through Abstract Asian Textiles (Esther Fitzgerald Rare Textiles, London 2009)

Esther Fitzgerald Rare Textiles, London
Tall 4to in colour printed stiff card covers, 48pp on glossy art paper colour plates, etc.
NEW unread and unmarked copy
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Turkish Handwoven Carpets - Catalog Number 1 (2nd Edition)

Turkish Ministry of Culture & State
Large tall 4to in colour printed stiff card covers, with colour printed glossy dust jacket, unpaginated, approx. 250pp, brief texts in English, mainly nicely printed colour photos and b/w explanatory photos of hundreds of carpets
A well preserved FINE very clean and tight unmarked copy in a FINE complete Dust Jacket (mild and quite gentle bump to top fore-edge of page block reflected in the dust jacket)
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The Eastern Carpet in the Western World - From the 15th to the 17th Century (Hayward Gallery, London 20 May - 10 July 1983)

Arts Council of Great Britain, London
Large 4to. in colour printed stiff glossy card covers, 112pp on stiff art paper, colour plates, numerous illustrations in text, etc. Errata slip loosely inserted
An extremely well preserved almost AS NEW unread and unmarked copy (pages very slightly tanned). An excellent copy
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Bernard Blondeel and Armand Deroyan - Important Tapestries and Carpets (Christie's, London 2 April 2003 Auction Catalogue)

Christie's, London
4to in colour printed stiff card covers, 168pp on glossy art paper, 73 lots all or most illustrated in colour and fully described
A well preserved AS NEW unmarked copy (merest hint of tanning to covers)
1st editionSoftcover
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Seed and Spirit of Modernism - Volume 2 - An Exploration Through Abstract Asian Textiles (Esther Fitzgerald Rare Textiles, London 2009)

Esther Fitzgerald Rare Textiles, London
Tall 4to in colour printed stiff card covers, 48pp on glossy art paper colour plates, etc. The first volume was published in 2007, but each volume stands alone
NEW copy
1st editionSoftcover
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Contemporary Rugs - Art and Design

Merrell, London
Large heavy 4to. in black faux cloth, yellow lettering to spine. 208pp on thick glossy art paper, colour plates, etc
An extremely well preserved AS NEW copy (merest hint of sunning to cover edge tips) in an AS NEW complete Dust Jacket
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Chinese and Exotic Rugs

A Zwemmer, London
Large heavy 4to. in bright blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine, 246pp, illustrations in text, colour plates, index etc
An extremely well preserved AS NEW copy in an almost AS NEW complete Dust Jacket (spine panel very slightly sunned, looks new in its removable transparent protector). An excellent copy
Dustjacket
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Arts Traditionnels De Tunisie - I Tapis

Office National De L'artisanat, Tunis
Heavy 4to. in white cloth backed colour printed stiff glossy card covers, unpaginated, approx. 120pp on thick glossy art paper, very brief Text in English, German and French, mainly nicely reproduced single-sided colour photos of carpets, rugs and wall-hangings made and sold
Some slight tanning else FINE, a well preserved clean and tight copy
1st editionSoftcover
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Oriental Carpets, Runners and Rugs and Some Jacquard Reproductions

Adam and Charles Black., London
1st printing. Lavishly produced large thick and heavy 4to. in decoratively gilt embossed cream linen covered boards, top edge gilt, xii + 427pp on thick paper including extensive bibliography and index at rear, colour frontispiece, plus 23 other full page colour plates, all with printed tissue guards, b/w plates etc. Inscribed in ink by the author on the 2nd blank end-paper
An exceptionally well preserved FINE very clean, bright and tight unread or barely read copy (slight tanning or foxing to page-block edges) in a very lightly edge-nicked VERY GOOD+ Dust Jacket (looks fine in its removable transparent protector). An excellent copy
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Carpets and Textiles in the Iranian World 1400 - 1700 - Proceedings of the Conference held at the Ashmolean Museum on 30 - 31 August 2003

May Beattie Archive / Ashmolean Museum, Oxford / Bruschettini Foundation for Islamic Art and Asian Art, Genoa
Thick, heavy 4to. in blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine and front cover, 260pp on thick glossy art paper, colour plates, bibliography, index, map end-papers etc
NEW unread copy in NEW Dust Jacket
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Rugs and Posts - the Story of Navajo Weaving and Indian Trading

Schiffer, West Chester
Extra Large 4to. in colour printed stiff glossy card covers, 120pp, maps, colour plates, bibliography, index etc
A well preserved almost AS NEW unread copy (hint of tanning to page-block edges)
1st editionSoftcover
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Ikat Textiles of India

Thames & Hudson, London
Tall Large 4to. in colour printed stiff glossy card covers, 155pp, illustrated in colour throughout, glossary etc
A well preserved AS NEW unmarked copy
1st editionSoftcover
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Orientteppiche - Band 1 - Kaukasische Teppiche (Caucasian Carpets)

Battenberg, Munchen
Thick, very heavy 4to. in green cloth, gilt lettering to spine, map end-papers, 420pp. Text in German, mainly captioned colour photos of Caucasian rugs and carpets
An extremely well preserved AS NEW copy in a FINE Dust Jacket (2 very short closed edge tears, looks almost as new in its removable transparent protector)
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Embroidered Flowers From Thrace to Tartary

David Black Oriental Carpets, London
Extra Large Quarto size (4to). in colour printed stiff glossy card covers, unpaginated, approx. 60pp on stiff art paper, colour plates, illustrations in text, bibliography, etc
An extremely well preserved AS NEW copy (minute speck of shelf rub to cover corner tips)
1st editionSoftcover
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Antique Rugs From the Near East (1984 last and best edition)

Bell & Hyman, London
Extra large Octavo size (8vo) in red faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 187pp, colour plates, illustrations in text, etc. The last and best English edition
AS NEW copy in an AS NEW complete Dust Jacket but for a tiny barely visible nick to base of spine panel at rear (looks new in its removable transparent protector)
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Perlen Unter den Teppichen des Orients

Teppich Engelhardt, Mannheim
Extra large square Quarto size (4to). in colour printed stiff glossy card covers. Unpaginated, approx. 175pp, 92 full page illustrations in colour and b/w with opposing notes on each rug, price list loosely inserted
Few spots of very slight shelf rub to cover edges, covers and page-block edges very slightly tanned, small and very mild crease to top corner of rear cover else near FINE, an otherwise extremely well preserved and very clean and tight copy
1st editionSoftcover
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Contemporary Hand Made Turkish Carpets

Net, Istanbul
Large Octavo size (8vo) in colour printed glossy card covers. 95pp, many full page colour plates
VERY GOOD+, a well preserved, clean and tight copy (speck of shelf rub to cover corner tips, hint of tanning to cover edge tips)
Softcover
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Nizami's Characters on the Carpets / Motifs de Nizami Sur Tapis

Azerbaijan
Quarto size (4to), approx 60pp text in English, Azerbaijani, Russian and French, plus approx 120pp colour plates and catalogue
A well preserved AS NEW copy in a very slightly edge-rubbed but otherwise FINE complete Dust Jacket
1st editionHardcoverDustjacket
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Rugs and Carpets of Europe and the Western World

Weathervane Books, New York
Hardback 252pp, 16pp colour illus, colour frontis, numerous b/w plates, bibliography, index
Slight sunning to top margin of covers else FINE, a very clean and tight copy in a faintly edge-creased but otherwise FINE complete Dust Jacket with a tiny 5mm closed tear to bottom edge of rear panel (looks new in its removable transparent protector)
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