Sign In | Register
No image available

Oriental Rugs : An Illustrated Guide

by Haack, Hermann

Condition: Very Good /Very Good


London: Faber & Faber Ltd.. Cloth Boards. 76pp. First English edition , translated from the original German. Gilt embossed lettering to the spine. Fold out map to the rear of the book. Slight bumps to the head and tail of the spine and slight foxing to the fore edges. There are two additional crease adjacent to the fold on the map. Clean and tight. Dust wrapper is price clipped though has a price sticker still on the front inner flyleaf. Light shelf wear to the wrapper with some rubbing to the head of the spine of the wrapper. No tears, no loss. A very good copy. . Very Good. 1960. 1st English Edition.




Reviews

Review this book (Want a chance to win $50? Log-in or create an account first!) (You'll be automatically entered for a chance to win $50!)



Help & frequently asked questions


Glossary

Some terminology that may be used in this description includes:
rubbing
Abrasion or wear to the surface. Usually used in reference to a book's boards or dust-jacket....[more]
tail
The heel of the spine.
edges
The collective of the top, fore and bottom edges of the text block of the book, being that part of the edges of the pages of a ...[more]
spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf. A...[more]
shelf wear
Shelf wear (shelfwear) describes damage caused over time to a book by placing and removing a book from a shelf. This damage is c...[more]
tight
Used to mean that the binding of a book has not been overly loosened by frequent use....[more]
price clipped
When a book is described as price-clipped, it indicates that the portion of the dust jacket flap that has the publisher's sugges...[more]
Bumps
Indicates that the affected part of the book has been impacted in such a way so as to cause a flattening, indention, or light be...[more]
Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers.The cloth is stretched ove...[more]
gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...[more]

£7.00£6.30
($8.18)

£6.00 shipping to USA

More shipping options >




A Brief History of the Dust Jacket

A Brief History of the Dust Jacket

When did dust jackets first appear, and what exactly are they for? Learn about this often-important detail as it applies to book collecting. More...

RIP (Please) George Romero: Modern Master of Zombie Horror

RIP (Please) George Romero: Modern Master of Zombie Horror

George Romero co-wrote and directed Night of the Living Dead in 1968, a film that inspired the modern zombie craze and made an indelible mark on American cinema. Come this way, horror fan...


Trustpilot