Item #20137 Bakst: The Story Of The Artists Life. Andre Levinson.
Bakst: The Story Of The Artists Life

Bakst: The Story Of The Artists Life

London: Bayard Press, 1923. Bakst, Leon. First edition. leather_bound. 240 pages. 37.5 x 29 cm. Limited edition, copy 136 of 315. Half title, 68 plates [mostly by Bakst] with printed tissue guards, 52 are color lithographs and mounted, plus illustrations, eleven colored and mounted, some printed in russet, host of black and white text illustrations. Printed by Dr. Selle & Co. A.G., Berlin. Stage decorations for "Orientales, Salome, Phaedra, Blue God, Cleopatra" et al. Costume designs for "Narcissus, Adoration, Bird of Fire, Le Chantre et la Devote," et al. Minor, scattered marginal toning, mostly marginal, vellum covers slightly darkened. Orig. publisher's full vellum, backstrip and cover lettered in brown. Very good. Item #20137

Price: $4,000.00

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