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Bilder aus der traumenden Welt (Pictures from a dreaming World). Persian Rugs from Four Centuries.

Rasekhschaffe-Aras, A. and Barmann, M.

Published by 1993, 1993
New Condition: New Hardcover
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Hardcover. New book. 252 p., 124 color illus., 33.5 x 25 cm. The subtitle is "Persian Rugs from 4 Centuries"; most of the centuries are 19th, and "Persia" includes the Caucasus, Bokhara (a susani), and China (2 saddle-covers). The rugs tend to be ornate; they range from a fairly garish one with illustrations of Persian notables to handsome Kurdish and Qashqa'i tribal pieces; there are a large issue of saddle covers. The format of the book is plate plus facing text; the facing text consists o f quotations from writers and poets such as Goethe, Paz, Borges, the Thousand and One Nights on gardens, love, etc.; there are also scattered pages on rugs as poetry, as gardens. In German. Der Untertitel ist " Persische Wolldecken von 4 Centuries" ; die meisten Jahrhunderten sind 19. und " Persia" schließt den Kaukasus, das Bokhara (ein susani) und China mit ein (2 satteln-bedeckt). Die Wolldecken neigen, aufwändig zu sein; sie reichen von einem ziemlich grellen mit Abbildungen der persische n angesehener Personen bis zu stattlichem kurdischem und Qashqa' Stammes- Stücke I; es gibt eine große Ausgabe der Sattelabdeckungen. Das Format des Buches ist Platte plus Einfassungtext; der Einfassungtext besteht aus Preisangabe von den Verfasser n und von den Dichtern wie Goethe, Paz, Borges, den Nächte tausend und eine auf Gärten, Liebe, etc.; es gibt auch zerstreute Seiten auf Wolldecken als Poesie, als Gärten. Auf Deutsch. Bookseller Inventory # 601107

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Title: Bilder aus der traumenden Welt (Pictures ...

Publisher: 1993

Publication Date: 1993

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: New

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