[The Decorative Art By Leon Bakst]. Paris, 1913.

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6th March 2019, 17:00
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A perfect example of Leon Bakst's contribution to the Russian ballet of the Diaghilev period. Bakst's greatest works are included in this volume. Fifty tipped-in color lithographs, and twenty-seven tipped-in black and white plates, mounted on gray paper. Notes on the Ballet by Jean Cocteau. It includes a fine text by Alexandre and Cocteau, and numerous plates representing the various scenes and costumes. 49 pages in text. Folio, 41 x 28 cm. 49, [164] p. Three quarter vellum. Minor spotting. Very good condition.