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Old August 26th, 2017, 01:28 PM   #8
Kay Dee
Join Date: Nov 2014
Posts: 60

Originally Posted by Pierre Galafassi View Post
Hi guys,
A beautiful (and heavy ) book, in German, superbly illustrated and with focus on very old Chinese rugs (1400-1750) is:
Glanz der Himmelssöhne. Kaiserliche Teppiche aus China.
Published by the Museum für Ostasiatische Kunst, Köln.

I could find only two for sale online Pierre, a second hand soft cover (see description below) for 107USD and one new hardcover for 330USD!!! (and for that price, and very surprising to me, you could buy all three later published hard cover rug books I mention plus the Bhutanese book, and still have plenty of change! See my following post.

"Museum fur Ostasiatische Kunst / Textile And Art Publications, 2005. Softbound. As New. Color illustrated thick wraps. 227 pp., profusely illustrated in color. Text is in German, except for one essay and bilingual notes about the technical aspects of the individual rugs. A well-researched and assembled reference work. 68 rugs are featured and examined."
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