Peryshko Finista Yasna-Sokola. [The Feather of Finist the Falcon.]. Ivan Yakovlevich Bilibin, Aleksandr Nikolaevich Afanasiev.
Peryshko Finista Yasna-Sokola. [The Feather of Finist the Falcon.]

Peryshko Finista Yasna-Sokola. [The Feather of Finist the Falcon.]

St. Petersburg: Expeditsii Zagotovlenya Gosudarstvennykh Bumag, 1902. First edition. Stiff Wraps. 12 pages. 31.5 x 25.5 cm. Seven chromolithographed illustrations with tissue guards (including 2 full-page), decorative borders printed in brown, and an initial, all after Bilibin. Original chromolithographed pictorial wrappers. Bilibin was one of the best-known members of the Mir Iskusstva [World of Art] group. He was the greatest illustrator of Russia's skazki or fairy tales and was a distinguished set and costume designer. Chipping to cover with some loss. Backstrip conserved with clear archival tape. Interior contents clean and bright. Orig. illustrated stiff wrappers. Very good. Item #22132

Price: $450.00