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Franses, Jack: European and Oriental Rugs for Pleasure and Investment (Signed by Author) , London: John Gifford, 1970: SBN 707103614

First Edition, signed by author, very good condition, in good price clipped dust jacket scuffed and torn at top edge, maroon clothboards with silvergilt blocking to spine, 8vo,. 176pp, bibliography, index, appendices. (1. Warps. 2. Guls. 3. Side Cords. 4. Turkestan Esaris), with 16 col plates and 102 b/w photos. ----The first book published which covers both European and Oriental carpets - from Iceland eastwards to china; 31 countries in all. More than one hundred plates with 16 pages in colour which cover rugs from the weaving centres of the world. Divided in three parts, Carpets as an investment with the Ten Rules For Buying, a simple guide to identification with a breakdown of each type, and a Master key to each rug or period of weaving, reovations, observation and 'Tips and Tests' .---------Author's signature to ffep, dedicated to Dr & Mrs Batt. (Book ref. 871 )  £ 15.00

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