Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller
Azerbaijani Carpets. (Азербайджанский ковер) Vol. 1. Latif Karimov.
Azerbaijani Carpets. (Азербайджанский ковер) Vol. 1
Azerbaijani Carpets. (Азербайджанский ковер) Vol. 1
Azerbaijani Carpets. (Азербайджанский ковер) Vol. 1
Azerbaijani Carpets. (Азербайджанский ковер) Vol. 1
Azerbaijani Carpets. (Азербайджанский ковер) Vol. 1
Azerbaijani Carpets. (Азербайджанский ковер) Vol. 1
Azerbaijani Carpets. (Азербайджанский ковер) Vol. 1
Azerbaijani Carpets. (Азербайджанский ковер) Vol. 1
Azerbaijani Carpets. (Азербайджанский ковер) Vol. 1

Azerbaijani Carpets. (Азербайджанский ковер) Vol. 1

Baku: Academy of Sciences of the Azerbaijani SSR, 1961. First edition. Hardcover. Elephant Folio (17 3/4 x 13 7/8"). (2) 115pp., (1) 239 plates, 1 map, 1 folding chart, (4p)p. Original turquoise cloth with blind-stamped ornamentation and gilt lettering on cover and spine. Endpapers with color ornamentation. Decorative title pages printed in orange, yellow and black. Volume one of Karimov's fundamental work on the history and evolution of Azerbaijani carpets in three volumes (1961–1983), classified by regions. Beautifully illustrated with Azerbaijani carpets in color and b/w on 239 plates. Contains a folding map of Azerbaijan, a folding chart and index at rear. Karimov was an Azerbaijani carpet designer. He was born in Shusha, Azerbaijan, his father was a hatter and his mother a carpet-weaver. Karimov was active in a variety of artistic fields as well as social movements. Due to his initiative the Azerbaijani Carpet Museum was established in 1967. The State Museum of Carpets and Decorative Arts was named after him in 1991. Text in Cyrillic. Binding with some wear along edges, bumped at corners, light fraying at head of spine, few paint spots on back cover and rubbed. Previous owner's name inked to verso of first title page. Block lightly age-toned and plate 235 with vertical fold near gutter. Binding in overall good, interior in good to good+ condition. g to g+. Item #48016

Price: $375.00

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