Turkoman Rugs: An illustrated monograph on the rugs woven by the Turkoman Tribes of Central Asia
by Thacher, Amos Bateman
New York: E. Weyhe, 1940. Hardcover. VG- (Label remnant on cover and few marks as ex-art library; otherwise aging but clean.). Crimson cloth, gilt letters on spine and front cover; 155 pp., 55 BW plates. "The author has conceived this book, not as a scholarly treatise, but as a practical guide to collectors and amateurs who love Turkoman rugs without knowing much about them. May it bring increased appreciation through better understanding." (preface) With an extensive narrative, a glossary, a bibliography, and 55 examples of the rugs. Scarce.
(Inventory #: 154176)
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