8vo. 370pp. Blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine in original dj. A delightful publication on Caucasian carpets that includes " a wealth of artistic, historical, and technical information, much of which appears in print here for the first time. By a meticulous investigation of the lands and provinces in which Caucasian carpets are made, the reader is guided through Armenia, Georgia, Azerbaijan, and Dagestan". Wonderfully illustrated with full page color photographs by Micheline Hilberand and b/w in-text drawings by Ronald Sautebin. Translation from the French by Valerie Howard. In very good condition.
Edition: First American edition
Book ID: 12981