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"The beginning rug collector could not do better than to get and read this book. It contains much good information, some timeless, some of current immediacy, all of it valuable. I believe everyone, newcomer and connoisseur alike, will learn from it."
-- Dr. John Summer, Chairman 1990 International Conference on Oriental Rugs
* AN EXTRAORDINARY HISTORICAL OVERVIEW. From the 1500s to today, in virtually every country from North Africa to China, from Turkey to India and the Soviet Union, here is a unique survey of collectible oriental rugs.
* EVERY CLASS OF THE MOST COLLECTIBLE ORIENTAL RUGS IS LISTED. From classical carpets and tribal weavings to rustic rugs and flat weaves, no area is left unexplored.
* INDISPENSABLE RESOURCE GUIDE features names of major auction houses and membership services, along with dealer recommendations, as well as carpet restorers and conservators.
* FOR THE CONNOISSEUR OR THE ONCE-IN-A-LIFETIME BUYER, this unique guide is your personal advisor to the fascinating world of beautiful oriental rugs.
* WRITTEN BY AN EXPERT.
* FULLY ILLUSTRATED.
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Book Description House of Collectibles, 1992. Paperback. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # DADAX0876378823
Book Description House of Collectibles, 1992. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0876378823