2008 Antique Samarkand Collection
Blau, Doris Leslie
Price: 36.00 USD
New York: Doris Leslie Blau, 2008. Color-pictorialcard wraps with Central Asian carpet motif. Silver lettering on spine.  with 58 color plates. Oversize (12x19 inches; 4 pounds / 1.8 kilos). Catalogue of stunning, antique silk rugs from Samarkand, the beautiful, historic city on the Silk Road. With a one-page introduction about the history of Samarkand, carpets, and the Silk Road. The remainder of the book contains the 58 color plates, each titled, with date. A few of the pieces are double-paged. VG, clean, bright, tight but with 3/4 fading to front cover.