Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

European and American Carpets and Rugs

Grand Rapids, MI: The Dean-Hicks Company, 1929. First edition. Hardcover. Large quarto. 382pp. Original red cloth covered boards with a gold, light blue and silver decorative design containing a swastika (originally a Native American symbol) in the red at center. Pictorial endpapers featuring a map of the United States. Color frontispiece map of Europe. Title page in red and black lettering. Authoritative history of the hand-woven decorative floor coverings of Spain, France, Great Britain, Scandinavia, Belgium, Holland, Italy, The Balkans, Germany, Austria, and Early America; and of the machine-made carpets and rugs of Modern Europe and of the United States. Illustrated with more than 400 illustrations of antique and modern European and American carpets and rugs, and 32 plates in full color, by the author. Includes the history and development of carpet making skills in all the major European countries and America and contains many important contemporary Art Deco designer rugs. Minor shelf wear. Slight age-toning along paper margin. Binding in overall good+, interior in good+ to very good condition. g+ to vg. Item #37524

Price: $45.00

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