OPERA RUSSE, BILIBIN, KUZNETSOW, TCHECO-POTOCKA. Set of 4 programmes of Opera Privé de Paris. First season 1929

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"Succees" H. Chachoin, imp. Paris. On covers illustrations from I. Bilibin.
1) 31 x 24.5 cm; [38] p. In programm "The Tale of Tsar Saltan" from N. Rimsky-Korsakov, stage setting by I. Bilibin. In block 1 colored illustration with portrait of Kuznetsowa, 8 glued-in colored and 6 monochrome illustrations by N. Bilibin. In programm sheet announcing changed orchestra setting. Complete version.
2) 31 x 24.5 cm; [32] p. In programm: opera "The Legend of the Invisible City of Kitezh and the Maiden Fevroniya" (with M. Kuznetsowa as Fevroniya). In block 1 colored illustration - portrait of Kuznetsowa, and 8 colored illustrations by K. Korovin. 2 sheets lost. Cover has minor wear along spine. One double page separated from block.
3) 31.5 x 25 cm. [40] p. In programm "Tsar Igor" from A. Borodin, stage setting and costume desing by K. Korovin. In block on colored glued-in sheets illustrations by K. Korovin. Additionally in block black-and-white designs by K. Korovin. Cover has wear and darkened. Cover and block have traces of folds.
4) 31 x 24.5 cm; [40] p. In programm "Snow Maiden" from N. Rimsky-Korsakov (with M. Kuznetsowa as Snow Maiden), stage setting and costume design by K. and A. Korovins. In block 1 colored illustration, portrait of Kuznetsova, 11 glued-in colored and 6 monochrome illustrations by K. Korovin. Complete issue. Wear along spine. General condition: Satisfying.
Generall condition of all programms: Good.