«The Story of Leon Bakst's Life» by André Levinson. Limited and numbered edition (N°187/250)


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25th October 2017, 17:00
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€ 3500

Bretano's, New York, 1922

37,5 x 27,8 cm; 240 pp.: ill. The first english edition.

Cloth bound with white bands, looks like a pergament. Laid paper text block with deckle edges.

68 engravings by Bakst and Modigliani, 52 colour, incl. the portrait of Bakst by Modigliani. All engravings have transparent paper leaves for protection.
There are two ex-libris insight the top cover: : "Ex Libris Robert Woods Bliss Dumbarton Oaks" and "Ex Libris Mildred Bliss Dumbarton Oaks. At the Gate of Dawn".

Boards are slightly bumped and soiled. In very good condition.