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Icons of Cyprus by  Athanasius Papageorgiou - Hardcover - 1971 - from Walkabout Books, ABAA and

Icons of Cyprus

by Papageorgiou, Athanasius

Condition: fine

London: Arcadia Press, 1971. Hardcover. fine. Preface by His Beatitude Monsignor Makarios, President of the Republic of Cyprus. Copy 135 of a limited edition of 265 copies in a specially designed full-leather binding by Zaehnsdorf. Folio, 131 pp, extensively illustrated in color. Bound in red morocco with black onlay and gilt decoration, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers. Fine copy in the original cloth box, which is sound but shows moderate wear and soiling.


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