Theatre Serge De Diaghilev Les Facheux; Georges Braque * Jean Cocteau * Louis Laloy * Georges Auric. Serge Pavlovich Diaghilev.

Theatre Serge De Diaghilev Les Facheux; Georges Braque * Jean Cocteau * Louis Laloy * Georges Auric

Paris: Editions Des Quatre Chemins, 1924. First edition. Hardcover. Approx. 22 pages in text. 28 x 23 cm. Limited edition, copy 193 of 425 on Arches from a total edition of 500. Two volumes in one. Volume I: 23 color lithographs with tissue guards of set and costume designs by Georges Braque, one black and white plate reproducing portrait of Georges Auric by Cocteau, and facsimile of page of music by Auric. Volume II: photograph of Braque by Man Ray, plus photographic plates by George Detaille of costumed Diaghilev dancers. Les Facheux, a ballet conceived by Boris Kochno after Moliere, choreographed by Bronislava Nijinska to music by Auric, and first performed by the Diaghilev ballet at Monte Carlo in 1924. Text in French, original wrappers designed by Braque bound-in. Rebound in green cloth, corners and backstrip extremities rubbed, black leather spine label lettered in gilt. Very good. Item #19327

Price: $1,200.00

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