The Illustrated Buyer's Guide to Oriental Carpets (Schiffer Book for Collectors)
The Illustrated Buyer's Guide to Oriental Carpets (Schiffer Book for Collectors) (Amazon.com)
J. R. Azizollahoff
Publisher Schiffer Publishing 2007. Hardcover 196 pages.
Plot by Amazon.com: 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 are included with the photographs as a helpful guide for consumers and collectors. The book's bibliography provides useful listings for further research., 418 photos/drawings, 11' x 8 1/2', Price Guide
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