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European Carpets - Michele Campana

Hamlyn, 1969, Hardback in Dustwrapper..
Condition: Very Good — in Good Dust Wrapper. Dust wrapper a little wrinkled at the edges. Price Clipped. Previous owners' inscription to the first blank.

Illustrated by way of: Colour Photographs; From the cover: “In this introduction to the history of European carpets Michele Campana admits their indisputable Eastern origin. ‘It was the peoples of the East who revealed to the West the physical, aesthetic and intellectual pleasure occasioned by the presence of carpets. Pleasure for the feet as they move silently and softly over a beautiful fabric; pleasure for the eye, which enjoys the effect of colour and design; and pleasure for the mind, which can follow the thoughts and fantasies suggested by pattern, figure and theme. ’
Size: 7¾" x 5½"
Number of Pages: 158
ISBN: 0600012484
Translator: Margaret Crosland

£6.50 (Now Sold)