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    Antony E. Benaki, editor. Hellenic National Costumes, Volume 2. Athens: Benaki Museum, 1954. First edition limited to 300 numbed copies. Elephant folio. Text supplement in Greek, French and English, 86 pages. Nicholas Sperling loose illustrated color plates, numbers 56 through 85 as called for in volume 2, and several loose plates from volume 1, fifty-seven in total. Very good.

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    Antony E. Benaki, editor. Hellenic National Costumes, Volume 2. Athens: Benaki Museum, 1954.

     

    First edition limited to 300 numbed copies. Elephant folio. Text supplement in Greek, French and English written by Mrs Angeliki Hadzimichali, 86 pages. Nicholas Sperling illustrated color loose plates numbers 56 through 85 as called for in volume 2, and several loose plates from volume 1, fifty-seven in total.

     

    Text supplement in original printed wraps. Contents slightly toned at the edges with a modest bump to the lower spine end. Plates toned in the white margins. Supplement and plates housed in a tan cloth over boards portfolio as issued. Portfolio slightly soiled, else very good condition.

     

    From the Juana de Laban Dance Collection.



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