Oriental rugs, a complete guide
This book, the first large volume on the subject to be printed in the past 45 years, is meant for the individual who is interested in purchasing his first Oriental Rug, as well as the collector, museum, and rug importer. The volume is divided into three parts: General Discussion, Description of Types and Plates. This book has been acclaimed as: "the most comprehensive book ever published on Oriental Rugs."
Print Book, English, 
[1st ed.] View all formats and editions
C.E. Tuttle Co, Tokyo, 
479 pages illustrations (some color), maps 27 cm
General. General classification. Persian rugs. Caucasian rugs. Turkish rugs. Turkoman or the Bokhara family of rugs. Indian rugs. Chinese rugs. Afghanistan rugs. Japanese oriental rugs. Pakistan, Bulgarian and Grecian rugs. Antique Oriental rugs. Designs. Materials and methods. Dyes. The chemical treating or bleaching of Oriental rugs. Changes of color and irregularities in shape. The difference between the European and American markets. Oriental rugs vs. Domestic rugs. Used rug sales. Care of rugs. About rug books. Advice for the rug purchaser. The outlook of the future. Description of types
"About rug books": pages 144-149