The Persian Carpet. A Survey of the Carpet-Weaving Industry of Persia. Persian Carpet, A. Cecil EDWARDS.
The Persian Carpet. A Survey of the Carpet-Weaving Industry of Persia.
The Persian Carpet. A Survey of the Carpet-Weaving Industry of Persia.

The Persian Carpet. A Survey of the Carpet-Weaving Industry of Persia.

London: Gerald Duckworth & Co., 1953. First Edition. Hardcover, Quarto (11.25 x 9.25 inches), xvi + 384pp. Original gilt embellished light blue buckram, color frontis, b&w plates and illustrations throughout, blue-tinted page edges, appendix, index. Nearly 400 illustrations. A lovely copy of what soon became the standard text on late 19th through early 20th century Persian carpets. An exhaustive, region by region study of the production and distribution of Persian carpets, with extensive material on the crafts of weaving and dying, the history of Persian carpets, etc. etc. A bare hint of rubbing to lower edge of boards, otherwise a sound and bright near fine copy in VG dust jacket. (Dust jacket lightly discolored at edges, spine darkened, light "cup ring" to front panel, edges lightly rubbed with some light chipping. Now protected by a removable mylar sleeve). Large heavy book, may require additional shipping. Item #31790

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