Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Oriental Rugs. Caucasian. Persian. 2 Vols.

NP: Oriental Textile Press Ltd., 1993, 1981. Second edition, First edition. Hardcover. Quarto. 376, 264 (6)pp. Original light green cloth with gilt lettering to covers and spines in color illustrated dustjackets, black lettering on spines. Endpapers with maps. Standard reference books for Caucasian rugs from the 19th and 20th centuries with introduction on the history of weaving in the Caucasus, second edition. Illustrated with some five hundred mostly color reproductions of Caucasian rugs with description of designs, structure and methods to produce the rugs; some in-text drawings. Volume two with history of the Persian carpet, including remarks on provenance, sizes, dyes, patterns, structure, knotting and advice to collectors. Illustrated with some in-text drawings and one hundred and forty-one color reproductions of Persian carpets, again with detailed descriptions. Two expertly conceived and executed volumes. Contains bibliography and six pages of advertisements of Antique Collector's Club at rear. Dustjackets with light wear along edges and lightly rubbed. Map on front endpaper with eraser marks in upper right corner. Previous owner's name on title page of second volume. Blocks with some sunning along edges, not affecting images. Dustjacket and interior in good+, bindings in very good condition. g+ to vg. Item #47611
ISBN: 0902028585

Price: $100.00

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