How to Identify Oriental Rugs. ffrida Wolfe, A. T. Wolfe, Arthur T. Wolfe.
How to Identify Oriental Rugs
How to Identify Oriental Rugs
How to Identify Oriental Rugs
How to Identify Oriental Rugs
How to Identify Oriental Rugs
How to Identify Oriental Rugs
How to Identify Oriental Rugs
How to Identify Oriental Rugs
How to Identify Oriental Rugs
How to Identify Oriental Rugs
How to Identify Oriental Rugs
How to Identify Oriental Rugs
How to Identify Oriental Rugs
How to Identify Oriental Rugs
How to Identify Oriental Rugs
How to Identify Oriental Rugs
How to Identify Oriental Rugs
How to Identify Oriental Rugs

How to Identify Oriental Rugs

London: T. Fissher Unwin Ltd. (Ernest Benn Ltd.), 1927. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. A Fine copy of the first edition, first printing (a bit of pushing to the spine ends, offsetting to the free endpapers, bookseller's sticker to the front pastedown's lower right corner), in an Essentially Fine example of the EXCEEDINGLY SCARCE dust jacket (a bit of edge wear, general soiling); a work providing information that allows anyone who uses it to identify the principal types of Eastern rugs, the book having been issued at a time when all but the experts in the field identified all hand-woven floor coverings from the East simply as "Persian", and providing useful information (via the text, an Index, and many illustrations, including 45 Plates. [The illustrations, including the 45 Plates illustrations are primarily in black and white. Four plates in colour are provided with each such colour plate having its own tissue guard printed with useful information on it.] Copies of the first edition in their original dust jacket are scarce, especially those issued in the UK. (The US first edition copies of the book were produced using the English sheets and replacing the title page with a US title page.) QUITE SCARCE INDEED. Fine / fine. Item #2780

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