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SILK (English Edition) by  Jacques Anquetil - First Thus - 1996 - from Diversity Books and

SILK (English Edition)

by Anquetil, Jacques

Condition: Near Fine/Very Good +

Paris, France and New York: Flammarion, 1996. 200pp., stunning colour-plate illustrations throughout. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Plain black boards undamaged. A tiny (2mm.) mark on coloured front endpaper, else textblock pristine. Photographic, colour-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket nominally edgeworn only. Translated from the French by Louise Guiney. Illustrations of fine paintings, antique pattern books, with Marc Walter's stunning photographs of historical and contemporary textiles, costume and furnishings in this volume are supported by a detailed chronology of the history of silk in the Orient and its voyage west along the fabled Silk Routes . . . Contents include: Prelims., Introduction, 10 chapters, Bibliography, Glossary, Index. Acks. Book weight approx. 1.6 KG. *Customers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote.. First Thus. Hardcover and Dustjacket. Near Fine/Very Good +. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.


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