Lot 22 of 303:
Sarre & Trenkwald Alt-Orientalische Teppiche  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$720
Estimate:
$1,500 - $2,500

Title:
Alt-Orientalische Teppiche: Herausgegeben vom Osterreichischen Museum für Kunst und Industrie
Author:
Sarre, Friedrich & Hermann Trenkwald
Place:
Vienna and Leipzig
Publisher:
Anton Schroll & Co. / Karl W. Hiersemann
Date:
1926-28
Description:

2 volumes. 21, [2], plus 60 plates interleaved with descriptive letterpress; 43, [1], plus 60 plates interleaved with descriptive letterpress. Of the 120 plates 67 are in color, seven are double page. (Folio) 59x44 cm (23¼x17¼"). First Edition.

One of the great and important rug books, based on the Museum's previous publications "Orientalisch Teppice" (1892) and "Altorientalische Teppiche" (1908). The black & white plates are collotypes; the color plates are largely collotypes with a few halftone reproductions.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Bindings edge worn, splitting at joints, repairs to spine of Volume 1, detached piece at foot of spine on Volume 2 with tape repair; internally clean; very good.
 
Item number:
270945
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