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The Illustrated Buyer's Guide to Oriental Carpets

The Illustrated Buyer's Guide to Oriental Carpets

by J.R. Azizollahoff
The Illustrated Buyer's Guide to Oriental Carpets

The Illustrated Buyer's Guide to Oriental Carpets

by J.R. Azizollahoff

Hardcover(Revised & Expanded 3rd Edition)

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Overview

A beautiful, practical introduction to Oriental carpets for laymen, designers, and collectors, presented from the perspective of a successful, third-generation wholesaler. Using concise text, over 370 vivid color photographs, and more than 45 detailed line drawings, J.R. Azizollahoff explains the complexities, intricacies and irregularities in old handmade carpets and identifies the more important rug types. The combined text, photographs and drawings also bring to light what dealers look for and examine when evaluating an antique carpet. Also provided is a look at new carpets, which gives the reader a glimpse of the wonderful energy and creativity to be found in modern rugs. Approximate values, newly revised to reflect current prices, are included with the photographs as a helpful guide for consumers and collectors. The book's bibliography provides useful listings for further research.


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780764326059
Publisher: Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.
Publication date: 04/10/2007
Series: A Schiffer Book for Collectors Ser.
Edition description: Revised & Expanded 3rd Edition
Pages: 194
Product dimensions: 11.00(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

About the Author

J.R. Azizollahoff (Aziz) is a third-generation carpet dealer. He worked in his family's carpet business in New York City throughout the 1970s and opened his own company there in 1979.

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