Seven Hundred Years of Oriental Carpets.

Erdmann, Kurt.

Book ID: 17195

ISBN:      0571092500

£45.00

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4to. 238 pp., 286 b/w illustrations in text, 20 colour plates hors text, cloth in clipped d/w, edited by Hanna Erdmann and translated by May H. Beattie & Hildegard Herzog, Faber & Faber Limited, copy in mint condition, London, first English edition, 1970.

Synopsis

The basis of the present volume is a series of fifty-one articles which Kurt Erdmann, contributed to Heimtex from 1960 until his death in September 1964. It is considered as a survey of the entire field of study of Oriental carpets. Erdmann discusses many important groups of carpets and gives a comprehensive account of the Berlin collections and their war losses.
Bibliographic reference: Creswell Supplement 332.

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