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Les Arts de la Soie. Le Velours

Algoud, Henri

Paris. Ch. Massin. nd. ca. 1912
Limited to 350 copies.

This copy was distributed by Stoll in Germany with his sticker on the title page. Includes embroidered work and Ikats from France, Southern Europe, Turkey and the Middle East.
pp. [iv], 20. Folio. 52 plates, each with several subjects, in monochrome and colour. Loose as issued in publisher's portfolio, worn on spine, with back strip torn at top and base. From the library of J. Ginskey, with the name stamp in the margins throughout.

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