Bouddha Vivant; Eaux-Fortes D'Alexeieff Graves Au Reparage. Paul Morand.
Bouddha Vivant; Eaux-Fortes D'Alexeieff Graves Au Reparage
Bouddha Vivant; Eaux-Fortes D'Alexeieff Graves Au Reparage

Bouddha Vivant; Eaux-Fortes D'Alexeieff Graves Au Reparage

Paris: Bernard Grasset, 1928. Alexander Alexeiff. Hardcover. 222 pages. 28.5 x 23 cm. Limited edition, copy 98 of 100 on Hollande Paper, the first illustrated edition with frontispiece and 13 color etchings by Alexandre Alexeiff, one of which is repeated on the cover. Alexeiff spent his childhood near Istanbul and studied at a naval college in St. Petersburg. After the Russian Revolution of 1917 he studied painting and worked at the Chauve-Souris Theatre in Paris, where he designed sets and costumes for the Ballets Russes and Ballets Suédois. Illustrations here frame adventures at Oxford, the Claridge Hotel and nights in Paris. Text in French, printed in black and red. Book label of Henry C. Goebel. Orig. illustrated cream wrappers. Near fine in very good matching cream board chemise reinforced at spine in very good matching slipcase also reinforced at entrance. Item #22819

Price: $990.00

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