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n.d.(1970), Textile Museum, 4 p., 1 illus., 28 x 21.5 cm.
Exhibition catalogue, Crafts and Folk Art Museum; detailed and based on first hand experience of the authors.
The text includes selections from a diary of Daniel Häberlin on his travels through Turkey in 1646, and on radiocarbon dating of some of these kilims.
As with Allane's earlier book, the type is small and a lot of information is packed into the book.
1993, 144 p., 42 color illus., drawings, 3 maps, 26 x 19 cm. (1907-1909), vol I, 20 loose color pl in a portfolio; 48 x 32 cm. Used, fair; defective: missing pl 21, but with an extra pl 16 & 21, probably from vol III & IV; folder spine separated; edges of sheets chipped but not affecting text or illustrations. Prices include shipping to customers in the United States by regular mail. Credit card orders can be processed via paypal (under "The Rug Book Shop" and "[email protected]"). A survey of Turkish flatweaves; the illustrations are of flatweaves and details showing designs & construction; there is a good 4 page bibliography. A picture book of rugs, mostly l6th to l8th centuries, by a French dealer, reflecting European tastes; examples include the traditional Caucasian, Persian, Turkish carpets, and also European tapestry, Spanish rugs, Coptic fragments, and Eastern European rugs. This copy is a hardcover, bound probably by Librairie Orientale H.
Customer who want their order shiped by priority mail should add on . New books are always arriving, so this is a partial list of items in stock; if you want something not in this catalogue, write; we may have a copy, and are in any case willing to make a note of your interest. The text of 24 papers presented at the 7th ICOC in Hamburg/Berlin in 1993; in English; the illustrations are not always good, but the importance of the book lies in the text; useful for people who missed the conference, or whose notes are illegible. Samuel, Paris, in red cloth, with the author and title on the spine in gold lettering; pages croped slightly.
1988, 136 p., 40 color illus., fig, 4 maps, 25.5 x 18 cm.