A Selection of books on Textiles, Rugs and Carpets, including Wace, A.B., Mediterranean and Near Eastern Embroideries
Property from a Prominent Private Collection
Wace, A.B., Mediterranean and Near Eastern Embroideries, London, 1935, (2 vols.); The Tiffany Studios Collection of Notable Antique Oriental Rugs, edition 204/500, New York, 1906,(1 vol.); Grote-Hasenbalg, Werner, Masterpieces of Oriental Rugs, Vol 1-3, Berlin (3 vols.); Grote-Hasenbalg, Werner, Der Orientteppich, Berlin, 1922 (1 vol. & 2 portfolios, with 1 map & 120 plates); Falke, Otto V., Kunstgeschichte der Seidenweberei, vol. 1-2., Berlin, 1913 (2 vols. & 1 detached signature); Jacoby, Heinrich, Eine Sammlung, Orientalischer Teppiche, Leipzig (1 vol.); Mumford, John Kimberly, Oriental Rugs, New York, 1902 (1 vol.); Volbach, W.F. and Ernest Kuehnel, Late Antique Coptic and Islamic Textiles, London, 1926 (1 vol.)
12 vols., 2 portfolios, I map, 120 plates, one detached signature
Generally fair to good condition overall, some fading to some bindings. For additional images of the individual volumes, please contact Astrid.Chater@sothebys.com
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