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Old September 24th, 2012, 04:09 PM   #9
Martin Andersen
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Hi Steve

Well probably not the most read book by ruggies with some critical sense, but as a Tashen book in English, German, French and Italian (and what else?) it must be one of the most widely distributed rug books ever. Tashen sure do have an extraordinary efficient distribution of large-scale printed numbers (which of course is the reason for the book being sold for its comparatively very low price)

If you read this follow up on "the German scholar Volkmar Gantzhorn, with his groundbreaking documentation of strong Armenian participation in the craft of weaving" http://circa1440.blogspot.dk/2009/10/carpet-index.html you will see that some today do take Gantzhorn very serious.

best Martin

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