The Russian Ballet in Western Europe, 1909 - 1920. With a Chapter on the Music by Eugene Goossens.
Place Published: New York
Publisher: John Lane The Bodley Head
Date Published: 1921
Description: Illustrated with 5 tissue-protected portrait plates, and 66 plates of costume and set designs, mostly color, mounted onto 56 sheets of heavy stock at rear; full-page and smaller in-text lithographs in red & black by N. Gontcharova. xv, , 131 pages of text (mostly un-opened) with rubricated initials throughout. Short thick folio, white cloth-backed marbled boards with gilt-lettered spine (backstrip a bit dusty and with one splash of dark ink; lacking original slipcase). New York & London: John Lane/Bodley Head, 1921. A very good(+) clean copy with unopened pages.
Comments: Limited first edition -- number 206 of 450 copies for sale in America. Featuring the work of many great artists of the time: Picasso, Derain, Matisse, Bakst, Goncharova, Benois, Fedorovskiy, and others.Edition: Limited
Condition: very good(+)
Book ID: 243834