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A Survey of Persian Handicraft

Gluck, Jay; Sumi Hiramoto Gluck; Carl J. Penton (eds.)

Published by Bank Melli Iran, Tehran New York London Ashiya, 1977
Condition: vg Hardcover
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Small Folio. 416pp., 1 folding map. Original blue cloth with gilt lettering on spine. Light yellow endpapers. Vignette on half-title. Frontispiece color photograph. A pictorial introduction to the contemporary folk Arts and Art Crafts of modern Iran. Outstanding collection of color and b/w photographic reproductions of ceramics, glass ware, gold and silver ware, jewelry, textiles, baskets, woodwork, musical instruments, and painted objects with photographs and description of creative process. Laid in folding map of Iranian provinces and cities with index. Binding somewhat rubbed with light wear along edges. Block age-toned lightly not affecting images. Binding and interior in overall good+ to very good condition. Bookseller Inventory # 36665

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Title: A Survey of Persian Handicraft

Publisher: Bank Melli Iran, Tehran New York London Ashiya

Publication Date: 1977

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:vg

Edition: First edition.

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Since 1985 we offer individual books for sale from our inventory of 150,000 rare, out-of-print and antiquarian volumes on many topics, with an emphasis on Judaica, Hebraica, Bibles and rabbinics, the fine and decorative arts, architecture, photography, textile and wallpaper sample books, Bauhaus and the avant garde, expressionist dance, Olympic Games and sport, the ancient near-east and archeology, erotica, illustrated and foreign-language books, especially German, Yiddish, Polish and Hebrew, as well as books from the Weimar Republic and the Third Reich, plus Russian constructivist materials. We create book collections, both large and small, for individuals, decorators, archives and libraries¿currently available: a 10,000-volume research collection on Judaica in the German language. In addition, we maintain a beguiling selection of original works of art and photography. Eric Chaim Kline provides appraisal services for estate, insurance and tax purposes, often helping to match book donors with libraries and museums. We purchase books of merit and entire collections; we also take books on consignment with favorable terms. We are a rental source for movie and tv production, occasionally providing the prop on which the plot turns. Traveling throughout the U.S. and Europe, Eric Chaim Kline has been buying and selling old and rare books since the 1980¿s, when in graduate school at Brandeis University. Proprietor of bookshops in several Los Angeles locations since 1985, he hosts visitors by appointment in our lively bookstore and ships books to collectors, libraries and museums worldwide. Kline occasionally lectures on topics in book collecting and Jewish studies. He sponsors the annual Bibliography Award granted by the Association of Jewish Libraries and serves on the national board of the Antiquarian Booksellers¿ Association of America. We welcome your inquiries.

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