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197. [BALLETS RUSSES, BAKST, BILIBIN, DERAIN, GONTSCHAROWA, HUGO, LARIONOW, LOURIE, PICASSO, SERT]

Ballets Russes de Monte–Carlo at the Royal Opera House Covent Garden, London, 3rd Season, June - September 1936.

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25th October 2017, 15:00
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Starting price

€ 250

Burrup, Mathieson & Company, Ltd.

Cover design by Bilibin.

36 x 26 cm; [74] pp.: ill. Saddle stitch binding with white thread on inside. Matte-coated stock wrappers with silver relief paper dust jacket. Thick stock text block contains coated stock leaves for ill.

Colored illustration by Bilibin is mounted on the front cover. On the inside numerous b/w photographs of dancers and mounted colored illustrations, including 4 ill. by Goncharova (The Wedding, The Firebird, Aurora's Wedding), 2 ill. by Hugo, 2 ill. by Larionow (Midnight Sun), 1 ill. by Picasso, 1 ill. by Sert, 1 ill. by Lourie, 2 ill. by Bakst, 1 ill. by Derain.

In the upper outer corner of the front cover 3 ink notes:

1. illegible

2. „c/o Westminster Bank“

3. „Tanncox“

Wear of the wrappers, with creases to the edges. Few minor losses and tears of the spine. Wrappers are age browned occasionally. Text block is in very good condition.

In very good condition.