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Islamic Carpets by  Joseph V Mcmullan - First Edition - from Back Lane Books (Member of IOBA) (SKU: 001361)

Islamic Carpets

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Islamic Carpets

by Mcmullan, Joseph V

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Islamic Carpets. McMullan, Joseph V. With a Foreword by Ernst J. Grube. Photographs Otto E. Nelson., Published by Near Eastern Art Research Center, New York, 1965. First Edition. Folio up to 15" tall. 385 pages. Foreword is by Ernest J. Grube, Curator, Department of Islamic Art, The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Photographs by Otto E. Nelson. Red cloth boards, gilt titles front and spine; small bump to bottom corners, small mark near spine front board. Un clipped dust jacket is protected in mylar; two small closed tears back, very tiny chips bottom heel and top spine flaps. Text block and plates in pristine condition without flaws. Housed in a black slip box in fine condition. T Joseph V. McMullan Is considered one of the most important and influential collectors of Islamic rugs of the 20th Century. This book profiles his collection with detailed notes and 106 color plates including several large fold outs and 45 black and white illustrations. This is a rare book in beautiful condition.


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Islamic Carpets
Mcmullan, Joseph V
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About Back Lane Books (Member of IOBA)

Welcome! BACK LANE BOOKS is home to thousands of carefully selected antiquarian, rare and used books. Visitors are welcome - please phone ahead to make an appointment. I strive to provide accurate descriptions of each listing and I always include my own photographs of the item for sale. Appraisals are also available. Colleen 604 209-5072


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