The Russian Ballet in Western Europe, 1909 - 1920.; With a Chapter on the Music by Eugene Goossens.

New York: John Lane The Bodley Head, 1921. Limited. hardcover. 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, [5], 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. very good(+).

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.

Price: $1,750.00

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