Les Ballets Russes, 9th Season, Théâtre National de l'Opéra, Paris, May 14 – June 16, 1914.

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Official Program: Le Coq d´Or, Pétrouchka.

Comœdia Illustré / Michel de Brunhoff, Imprimérie Kapp, Paris

31,5 x 24,6 cm; [56] pp.: ill. Saddle stitch binding with gold twisted cord.

The front cover illustration by Gross depicting M. and W. Fokine in „Scheherazade“ in the costumes by Bakst, near gilt lettering and frame.

Inserted Ingres paper leaf with program: 1. Le Coq d´Or, 2. Pétrouchka

The edition contains photographs of L. Massine, W. Fokine, T. Karsavina, M. Fokine.

1 photograph of stage for „La Legende de Josephe“ by H. Sert.

1 set design for „Pappilons“ by M. Dobuschinski.

4 ill. by Alex. Benois:

– set design of the 1st act of the ballet «Rossignol»

– 1 double-page costume design for the ballet «Rossignol on the gold background

– set design of the 2nd act of the ballet «Rossignol»

– set design of the 3rd act of the ballet «Rossignol»

1 portrait of  T. Karsawina by А. Marty, on the gold background.

3 colorful full-page and 14 small ill. by Bakst for the performances „La Legende de Josephe“ and „Pappilons“.

Wrappers are slightly rubbed, soiled and weakened. Some soiling and foxing of the text block. Complete copy is in good condition.