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    Six Books on the History of Costumes, including books by: Émile Gallois, Lepage-Medvey, Edouard Halouze, et al., on costumes of France, South America, Italy, and ancient cultures. All folio, all very good or better. Complete details in our online catalog.

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    Lot of Six Books on the History of Costumes including Émile Gallois. Provinces Francaises Costumes Décoratifs. Paris: Editions Art et Architecture, [ca. 1936]. Limited edition of 1,000 numbered copies. Folio. With 40 colored plates. Very good in a slightly scuffed and soiled portfolio. [and] Lepage-Medvey, designer. French Costumes. London/Paris/New York: Hyperion Press, 1939. First edition. Folio. 23 pages of text and 40 colored plates with accompanying title leaf. Stiff wraps. Very good in a pictorial dust jacket. [and] Edouard Halouze. Costumes of South America. New York: French & European Publications, Inc., 1941. 48 hand-colored plates. Very good in a pictorial portfolio. [and] La Couleur dans l'Histoire du Costume: L'Antiquité: Civilisations Extreme-Orientales. Paris: Societe des Editions, 1952. Edition limited to 1000 numbered copies. Folio. Numerous color illustrations inserted into stiff pictorial wraps. Very good in a slightly tatty portfolio. [and] La Couleur dans l'Histoire du Costume: L'Antiquité: Civilisations Mediterraneennes. Paris: Societe des Editions, 1951. Edition limited to 1000 numbered copies. Folio. Numerous color illustrations inserted into stiff pictorial wraps. Very good in a tatty portfolio. [and] Costumi Popolari Italiani. Milano: Gorlich, 1951. Edition limited to 500 numbered copies. Folio. With 83 colored plates inserted into stiff pictorial wraps. Fine in a slightly faded cloth case.

     

    From the Juana de Laban Dance Collection.


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