London: Laurence King Publishing, 1999. 98 color plates. How-to on decorating a home with antique oriental rugs and flatweaves.
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New York: Rizzioli, 2000. Over 100 color plates. "A compelling text and stunning color photography complemented by vintage black-and-white images transport you to Middle Eastern villages and cities,revealing the rug-making culture and process there. From colorfully dressed peasants tending sheep, carding wool, and boiling natural dyes in Turkey and India's...
New York: Harper and Row, 1978. 102 color plates. GWO 219. Excellent introductory book with high quality examples and a strong Chinese section.
New York: Thames and Hudson, 2004. Over 1600 color illustrations. An indispensable resource for all collectors and scholars of Oriental rugs and carpets. ****** "Drawing on the rich weaving traditions of the Near East and Central Asia, the clearly presented text is divided into six major regional and tribal groupings...
New York: Thames and Hudson, 1981 (1992). 400 color plates, 400 black and white. GWO 403. An essential guide for the beginning collector.
New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold Company, 1977. 42 color plates. GWO 842. Introductory book organized as a dictionary with color detail of the back of each rug.
Florence: S.P.E.S., 2007. 132 color plates. Much has been written about the trade in Oriental rugs in Europe – in Italy in particular – using documentary and visual sources to identify types. Marco Spallanzani’s book takes the study of the trade to a higher level of precision and insight. It.....
Graz: Gesellschaft Zur Förderung der Textil-Kunst-Forschung, 1999-2002. 99 color plates. Beautifully produced Austrian Society for Textile-Art-Research (Gesellschaft Zur Förderung der Textil-Kunst-Forschung) publication. An impressive cross-section of Austrian collections, never before published in color or at all, comprising carpets from Morocco to Indonesia as well as knotted pieces and ikats. Slight.....
Berlin: Scarabaeus-Verlag, 1923. 4 color plates 58 black and white. Standard work illustrating a dealer collection of classical carpets. Blue cloth binding. German text. "[A Collection of Oriental Carpets: A Contribution to the History of the Oriental Carpet by Means of 47 Knotted Works Collected During the Last Four Centuries...
London: Benn Brothers, 1922. 18 color plates 186 black and white. Early and important work on classical to early 19th century rugs from the major rug weaving areas. [GWO 646, CSROT 224, CRES 1167, SORB G-826].
Stockholm: J.P. Willborg, 1992. 112 color plates. Noted dealer's exhibition and sales catalog of antique flatweaves from all major weaving areas, mainly Anatolian, Caucasian and Persian and with Northern European examples as well. The selection reflects the author's good taste. English-Swedish text. [GWO 1126, SORB G-1541].
Lisbon: Snoeck, 2004. 57 color plates 4 black and white 24 color figures. Institut du Monde Arabe and the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation exhibition catalog of 56 fine examples from the15th-20th century of Islamic Oriental carpets from various public and private institutions in Europe. [CSROT 6810].
Chicago: Nahigian Bros. 1913. 8 color plates, 43 black and white. Early US dealer catalog to help educate customers. [GWO 837, SORB G-1106].
Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1911 (1920). 32 color plates 171 black and white. Uncommon in dustjacket. Early and popular general book on Oriental rugs with prices. Fifth expanded edition. [GWO 746, SORB G-963-1].
Leipzig: Karl W. Hiersemann, 1909 (1920). 16 color plates, 152 black and white. Early general work on classical to 19th century carpets from the major rug producing areas drawn from the Orendi and Giergl inventories as well as various museum. German text. [GWO 846, SORB G-1122].