Tapis d'Orient: Publiés Sous Les Auspices du Ministère du Commerce et du Ministère des Cultes et de l'Instruction Publique Par le Musée Commercial Imp. Roy. Autrichien
2 vols. I. iv, xxxxiii, 14, pp. text incl. foreword, annotated scholarly essays on ancient and modern carpets from Persia, India, Turkey, and Asia, and a descriptive listing of the first 50 plates, text richly illus. with photographic reproductions and figures, 50 plates comprised of 26 collotypes doubled with a chromolithograph, 22 collotypes mounted with chromolithographed key pieces, 1 chromolithograph, and 1 collotype. With; II. (5), (2), pp. descriptive list of plates and table of contents followed by 51 plates comprised of 24 collotypes doubled with a chromolithograph, 24 collotypes mounted with chromolithographed key pieces, and 2 present in chromolithograph only. Toning and marginal smudges, plates good, some mounts with closed tears or nicks. Large folio. New cloth-covered boards, professionally rebound, original marbled endpapers. Vienna (Österreichisches Handelsmuseum) 1892. A monumental publication on oriental carpets, it was offered in German, French and English editions. (Inventory #: 48069)
You can be confident that when you make a purchase through ABAA.org, the item is sold by an ABAA member in full compliance with our Code of Ethics. Our sellers guarantee your order will be shipped promptly and that all items are as described. Buy with confidence through ABAA.org.