CHINESE CARPETS. by Gans-Ruedin, E.


Edition: First US printing.

Tokyo, New York and San Francisco: Kodansha, (1981.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Photos by Leo Hilber. Translated from the French by Valerie Howard. A detailed study of Chinese carpets. their history, regional variations, motifs, and their methods of production. Illustrated with both full-color (for the rugs) and black and white photographs (of the production process) - while this focuses on rugs being currently produced, it includes information on both 19th century and modern rugs from China, Tibet, Mongolia and Xinjiang, classified by region. Drawings of the motifs and information on each rug on a facing page to the full-color photograph. Glossary, bibliography and index. Oversized format, printed on heavy stock throughout. 200 pp Maps on endpapers. ISBN: 0-87011-4859.

Condition: Very near fine in a near fine dustjacket. (price-clipped.)

Book ID: 37838
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