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Title: Die Kunst Türkische Tapeten Zu Weben, Welche Unter Dem Namen Der Savonnerie Bekannt Sind [the Art of Turkish Tapestry Which Are Known Under the Name of Savonnerie]
Description: Königsberg / Leipzig: Johann Jacob Kanter, 1768. Paperback. Illustrated by 3 folded copper engraved plates; First German edition of du Monceau's 1766 "Art de faire les tapis, façon de Turquie" the oldest known publication on Turkish rugs. Published at the height of the manufacture of these Oriental influenced European piled carpets, they were until this time the exclusive domain of French royalty. The plates are of weavers, looms and other tools and craftsmen. ; 2; 32 pp.. Very Good; 8 x 9.5 Paperback in Very Good condition. Plates and pages clean and crisp. Bound later in paper. Missing the 4th plate.


Price: US$ 500.00 Seller: RugBooks
- Book number: BOOKS009771I

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