'Tribal Rugs -Treasures of the Black Tent' ...

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Tribal Rugs - Treasures of the Black Tent ‘Tribal Rugs – Treasures of the Black Tent’ was first published in October 1997 and has been out of print for several years now. The second edition was reprinted in 2010 and went out of print in September 2014. Exciting news! 300 copies of the 3rd edition have just arrived - 25th May 2017! Please contact me by e-mail or telephone if you wish to buy a copy. This new book contains a much larger chapter on the Turkmen tribes and extensive up-dating throughout. I have removed the chapter dedicated to the rugs of Anatolia as this is a huge area which I cannot cover in a general book, and the chapter relating to new projects has also been removed. I have therefore concentrated on the Turkmen tribes, the Baluch and Timuri tribes inhabiting the border-lands of Iran and Afghanistan, the Persian tribes and lastly, the village rugs from the tribes that inhabit the Caucasus. The book is an exploration of one of the most ancient crafts in the world. Beginning with the discovery of the oldest complete rug, which has been dated to the 4th-5th century BC, the reader is taken on a journey through the weaving history of the nomadic peoples of Iran, Afghanistan, The Caucasus and Central Asia. Twenty chapters will introduce different tribal groups and illustrate the rugs, carpets, kilims and utilitarian dowry bags attributed to their weavers. Tribal Rugs is both a celebration of the woven legacy left by the nomadic tribes and a tribute to the skill and artistry of the women who created these wonderful works of tribal art. I hope that it will provide an introduction for the novice and excite the more knowledgeable to further study. ‘Tribal Rugs – Treasures of the Black Tent’ was acclaimed as “...one of the finest books written on tribal rugs.” (Ghereh International Review).
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Asian Art

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Asian Art - HALI Publications 1995 - in excellent condition.
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£25

HALI Magazine Vol.5 No.3 - 1983

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HALI Magazines

An early and important HALI publication from 1983 in good condition bar minor damage to lower cover which has been taped as seen.
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£50

'The Splendour of Ethnic Jewelry' by France ...

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This beautifully illustrated book, published in 1994, covers tribal jewellery from different parts of the world.
The book is in very good condition bar some light fading to the cover.
£25

'Arab & Islamic Silver' by Saad Al-Jadir ...

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This book is beautifully illustrated for the lover of Arab, Turkmen and Islamic silver jewellery. It is in very good condition bar some light fading to the cover.
£25

'English Approach to Antique Carpets' by Y ...

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Divided into nine distinct sections - including detailed histories not only of carpets but tapestries and needlework - the book contains over 20 fabulous room designs showing the uses of decorative carpets in-situ, plus more than 120 full colour illustrations of the carpets themselves.
The dust jacket is in good condition bar a small scratch mark on the reverse.
Postage to be added to the price.
£10

Oriental Rugs & Carpets

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Oriental Rugs & Carpets by Arthur Urbane Dilley - Revised Edition by Maurice S. Dimand 1959 in excellent condition but without jacket.
£20

Arts & The Islamic World

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Arts & The Islamic World - Special Volume No.33 - Treasures from Central Asia - Islamic Art Objects in the State Museum of Oriental Art, Moscow - 1998.
In excellent condition.
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£25

HALI Magazine No.25 - January 1985

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A scarce and early HALI Magazine from 1985 in excellent condition.
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£50

'The Persian Carpet' - Lefevre & Partners ...

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Published in 1977, this book covers a selection of city, village and tribal rugs and carpets. The book is in very good condition other than a mark on the cover.
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'Oriental Rugs - A Complete Guide' by ...

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Beautifully illustrated book on oriental rugs in general, published in 1998.
The price is plus postage.
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'Textile Treasures from Five Centuries' by Peter ...

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This book specifically covers rugs from Turkey through to Central Asia, touching on the textiles of Sweden and Europe. In excellent original condition.
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'The Qashqa'i of Iran' - Whitworth Art ...

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From the World of Islam Festival 1976, this soft-cover exhibition catalogue was produced by the Whitworth Art Gallery at the University of Manchester. The book contains a fascinating text on the weavings of the Qashqa'i nomads of south-western Iran with black and colour photographs.
Rare and in very good condition.
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'The Turkoman Carpet' by George W. O'Bannon ...

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A well-documented book about the Turkoman tribes of northern Afghanistan.
In excellent condition.
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8 Rippon Boswell Oriental Rugs Auction Catalogues ...

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8 Rippon Boswell Oriental Rugs Auction Catalogues Nos. 30 - 38 (minus 37) in very good condition. These catalogues are an excellent reference to the fabulous antique rugs illustrated from 1989 to 1993 and sold as a set and including postage.
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'The Old and Antique Oriental Art of ...

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In excellent condition, this book represents the October 1973 Exhibition of Oriental Rugs at Franz Bausback's gallery in Mannheim, Germany. Beautiful colour plates throughout.
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'The Oriental Rug Lexicon' by Peter F. ...

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This extremely informative book covers most of the questions on Oriental Rugs. Published in 1997.
Very good condition. The price is net of postage.
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'Twelve Days' by Vita Sackville-West

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This paper-back 1928 edition of Vita Sackville-West's 12 days travelling amongst the Bakhtiari tribes of western Iran, makes fascinating reading, from an intrepid woman traveller. Rare and in very good condition.
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'Aus den Garten des Orients' by Peter ...

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German text and beautiful colour plates of antique rugs from Turkey to Tibet. Excellent condition.
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'Islamic Carpets from the Collection of Joseph ...

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Published by the Arts Council in 1972, this book examines the early rugs collected by Joseph McMullen.
An important historical document.
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