Lot 74
[PRIVATE PRESS] 10 White Lekythoi Athens 1953-55

Estimate: $200 - $400

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Ethnikon Archaiologikon Mouseion (Greece), Semne Karouzou, and Giannes Kephallenos [PRIVATE PRESS] Ten White Lekythoi in the National Museum. Athens: [publisher not identified], 1953-55.

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[GREEK ART] The Ten White Lekythoi in the Athens Museum Athens: Printed by Euthymapoulos, 1953-55. One of 400 copies....
Athens: Printed by Euthymapoulos, 1953-55. Plates and text laid into original untrimmed wrappers over boards, housed in pictorial cloth chemise and folding case. 16 x 20 inches (41 x 51 cm); with pictorial title, printed text and 6 (of 10) color plates, only.  

“ For this special edition, these vases have been engraved on wood and copper and printed by hand by John Kefalinos and his pupils Louisa Montesantou, George Varlamos and Nicholas Damianakis. The printing of the text was done in the Papachrysanthou Lithograph Shop, from original "Theokritos" type, cut by Karpathakis from the designs of John Kefalinos, set by Angelos and printed by Euthymopoulos. This edition is limited to four hundred copies, numbered from 1 to 400 ..."--Colophon.

This is copy is no. 226. 

Case edges worn, splitting; text and illustrations are about fine.  Plates are suitable for framing. SOLD AS IS.