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BOKHARA, TURKOMAN AND AFGHAN RUGS

Clark, Hartley

Published by John Lane The Bodley Head, Limited, London, 1922
Condition: Good Hardcover
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Black hardcover cloth binding with gilt title, library number in gilt on spine, rubbed top and bottom of spine with shelfwear, bumped corners, slightly soiled covers, square and tight. Front pocket intact, withdrawn stamps and stickers on front endpapers. Minor hinge crack between ffep and half-title page. Number written under copyright info on copyright page. Blind stamp on title page. No other writing or marks. Interior is clean and tight. Subtitle states with seventeen plates in colour, eight monotone plates, and numberous illustrations in black and white. All are present EXCEPT the line drawing opposite page 64 which includes the Nine Field Designs of Guls of the Tekke, Salor and Saryk Turkomans and of Bokharans AND Six Field Designs of Guls of the Yomut Turkomans and of the South-Western Afghanistan Group. The color illustrations through show various rugs and carpets. The monochrome illustrations show more rugs and parts of rugs. The Line drawings (seven listed) show maps, knots, and designs. 21 pages of preface and introduction plus 130 pages with index + 2 pages of ads for other books by this publisher. Chapters on Turkoman History, Turkoman Ethnograph, Points of a Rug, Origin of Carpet Weaving, Process of Weaving and Materials, Summary of the General Characteristics of Turkoman Rugs, Design, General Remarks of Nomenclature, Bokhara and Its People, Bokhara Carpets, Various Turkoman Rugs, and Two Southern Persian Rugs. Except for the one missing line drawing page, this is solid copy of a scarce reference and historical piece. Bookseller Inventory # 10089

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Title: BOKHARA, TURKOMAN AND AFGHAN RUGS

Publisher: John Lane The Bodley Head, Limited, London

Publication Date: 1922

Binding: Hardcover

Illustrator: Illustrated

Book Condition:Good

Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Edition: 1st

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