The Illustrated Buyer's Guide to Oriental Carpets Hard Cover Book By Azizollahoff 1st Edition
A beautiful, practical introduction to Oriental carpets for laymen, designers, and collectors, presented from the perspective of a successful, third-generation wholesaler. A First Edition, hard cover book, using concise text, over 370 vivid color photographs, and more than 45 detailed line drawings, J.R. Azizollahoff explains the complexities, intricacies and irregularities in old handmade carpets and identifies the more important rug types. The combined text, photographs and drawings also bring to light what dealers look for and examine when evaluating an antique carpet. Also provided is a look at new carpets, which gives the reader a glimpse of the wonderful energy and creativity to be found in modern rugs. Approximate values are included with the photographs as a helpful guide for consumers and collectors. The book's bibliography provides useful listings for further research., 418 photos/drawings, 11" x 8 1/2", Price Guide. In near mint condition with minimal evidence of use, no damage or repairs.
Please note the following item specifics:
OVERALL SIZE IN INCHES:11" x 8 1/2" -914 pages.
OVERALL CONDITION (SEE SCALE BELOW):
MATERIAL:Hard cover book
AUTHOR:J. R. Azizollahoff
CONDITION GRADING SCALE: C10-New, never used. C9-Mint C8-Near mint C7-Excellent C6-Very good C5-Good C4-Fair