Fascinating and informative hardback book on historical Turkish carpets.
Published in Istanbul, Turkey: Turkiye Is Bankasi Cultural Publications, in 1981.
Original pictorial wraps. which are glued to the board covers.
Translated by Maggie Quigley.
English first edition limited to 5000 copies.
Illustrated (78 colour plates, 83 black and white).
Pages are clean (no writing, underlining, or highlighting).
This is not a remainder or ex-library.
No previous owner markings.
Chapters cover: Seljuk rugs; animal figured carpets; the first Ottoman rugs; rugs in Flemish paintings; Ottoman rugs of the classical period; Usak rugs; other Usak types; Bergama rugs; Ottoman court carpets; rugs not belonging to any specific group.
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