Le Coq d'Or, et d'Autres Contes. Boris Vasilevich Zvorkin, Aleksandr Sergyeevich Pushkin.
Le Coq d'Or, et d'Autres Contes

Le Coq d'Or, et d'Autres Contes

Paris: Piazza, 1925. Hardcover. 76 pages. 29.5 x 23.5 cm. Limited edition, copy 211 of 775 on Velin Pur Fill. French translation by N. Andreieff. Half-title printed in bistre and gilt, decorative title, one headpiece, four section titles, four chapter openings, all printed in colors and gilt, 20 colored lithograph plates with tissue guards, text printed in black within light brown decorative border, occasional decorative flourishes in light brown and gilt, all after Zvorikin. An edition of the famous Pushkin skazka illustrated in the Bilibin manner by Zvorikin after fleeing to Paris after the Bolshevik Revolution. The clever artist provides not only extravagant full-page plates highlighted with gold and silver but also ornamental borders and other embellishments. Minor nicks to leather spine label. Multi decorated cloth, red leather spine label printed in gilt. Teg. Near fine. Item #22128

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