Image, Idol, Symbol: Ancient Anatolian Kelims - 2 Volume Set
New York: Jack Casin, 1989.
Limited Edition. Hardcover.
#76 of a Limited Edition of 80 sets, slipcased. Two volume set. 5-3/4 x 4-1/8 limitation card laid in. Volume I is an illustrated text volume. Volume II is a plate volume.
In this work, the author explores the similarities between designs used in the tribal kelims of Ancient Anatolia and Neolithic goddess cult images of certain prehistoric societies (like those discovered at Catal Huyuk by James Mellaart).Item #901576
Half black calf, black cloth over boards with embossed motifs on front boards of each volume.
Volume I - 55pp, 121 black and white text figures, 10 color text plates of wall paintings, figure captions, plate description.
Volume II - 19pp, 9 full-page plates on glossy black paper in vivid color with tissue guards, plate description.
Very fine set housed in lightly rubbed slip-case covered in black cloth, limitation card is creased at corners. This is a large and heavy set and may require additional postage. Please inquire as to cost of shopping to your locale.