Ballets Russes, Théâtre du Châtelet, Paris, 7th Season, May-June 1912

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25th October 2017, 17:00
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€ 400

Official Program: Thamar, Le Dieu Bleu (with V. Nijinsky, B. Nijinska, T. Karsavina), L'Après-midi d'un Faune, Daphnis et Chloé, Carnaval, Les Danses Polovtsiennes, L´Oiseau de Feu (with T. Karsavina), Pétrouchka.

Comœdia Illustré / Michel de Brunhoff, Imprimérie de "Comœdia Illustré", Paris

32 x 25 cm; [68] pp.: ill. Saddle stitch binding with white twisted cord. Dust jacket with ornament and two-color illustration, partly gilt.

The front cover with full-size two-color and partly gold illustration by L. Bakst: V. Nijinsky in L´Aprés-Midi d´un Faune.

Text block is decorated throughout with gold and colored frames. It contains 4 grafic advertisements by A. Marty, 4 ill. by L. Bakst for „Le Dieu Bleu“: 1 double-sided set design, 3 full-page costume design, 4 ill. by L. Bakst for „Daphnis et Chloé“: 2 full-page stage sketches, 1 full-page and 1 small costume design, 3 ill. by L. Bakst for „L´Aprés-Midi d´un Faune“, 2 ill. by J. Lepape: V. Nijinsky in „Pétrouchka“, 1 full-page portrait of V. Nijinsky. 1 small portrait of M. Fokine by V. Serov.

Inserted leaf with newspaper clippings and pencil note „Fig. Litt. 4.1.58“.

Dust jacket is slightly rubbed, with tears and creases. Wrappers and text block are slightly rubbed.

Complete copy is in very good condition.