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Tapis de l’Asie centrale, faisant partie de la collection réunie par A. Bogolubow. / Kovrovyia izdieliia Srednei Azii (Carpets of Central Asia)
St. Pétersbourg / Leipzig: Manufacture des papiers de l’État / Karl W. Hiersemann. Very Good; 21 x 28 (71 cm) Original Portfolio with gold-stamped title (one . flap detached, one hinge splitting). Plates and text clean and bright.. 1908. Portfolio. Illustrated by 36 chromolithographs, 7 mounted collotypes; GWO 1530. Scarce and complete original edition of the first and one of the most important works on Central Asian, and especially Turkmen rugs. French and Russian texts on loose sheets. Includes additional sheet with preliminary plate list in Russian and French for first part (plates I-XXIV). Also included is text booklet in German, issued separately by Hiersemann and entitled: Teppiche Zentralasiens aus der Sammlung A. Bogolubow ([2], XXVI pp.); translator’s introduction is dated July, 1910. Plates comprise 36 chromolithographs, 7 mounted collotypes, and 2 folded double-page color-lithograph maps of Central Asia (one of them an ethnographic and carpet map prepared by F.A. Mikhailov under Bogoliubov’s direction, the other a general physical and political map). ; 20.5; [1], xxii, [2], xxii, [2] pp. .
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