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.]

St. Petersburg: State Printing Company for Securities [Expeditsii Zagotovleny Gosudarstvennukh 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. Perforated library stamp lower front cover, small six digit number in blue lower front cover. Inerioer contents pristine. Orig. illustrated stiff wrappers rebacked. Near fine. Item #22144

Price: $650.00