L'Art Décoratif Théatral Moderne
Goncharova / Larionov. Gontcharova / Larionow, L'Art Décoratif Théatral Moderne, Paris, 1919.
Goncharova and Larionov's famous plates in an excellent example of the broadside, unfolded, limited issue that includes the two very rare additional colour pochoir plates by Larionov. 100 copies only were produced. Read More
Vystavka 1812 goda: illiustrirovanoe izdanie
BOZHOVSKII, Vasliii Konstantinovich, Vystavka 1812 goda: illiustrirovanoe izdanie, Moskva, 1913.
The impressive, thick and richly illustrated catalogue of the centenary exhibition celebrating the Patriotic War against Napoleon. Very rare in wrappers, complete with all plates. Read More
A Mayse mit a Hon; Dos Tsigele
CHAGALL, Marc (artist) and Der NISTER [pseud. for Pinchus KAHANOVICH], A Mayse mit a Hon; Dos Tsigele, Petrograd, 1917.
Chagall's first illustrated book, his only children book, and a landmark of Yiddish book illustration, published the year of the Russian revolution. Very rare, especially in this very good condition: about 5 other copies known. Read More
Autograph letter, signed, to "cher Directeur" [Jacques Hébertot]
DIAGHILEV, Serge, Autograph letter, signed, to "cher Directeur" [Jacques Hébertot], Paris, 24th June 1924.
Very good autograph letter by Diaghilev, the celebrated founder of the Ballets Russes. With his bold signature, which is rarely found. Read More
Kniga Apokalipsis [...]. Sviatago Andreia Arkhiepiskopa Kesariia Kapadokiiskago skazanie Apokalipsi sviatago Apostala Evangelista Ioanna Bogoslova sokrovennyh otkrovenie
[BIBLE, Slavonic] -, Kniga Apokalipsis [...]. Sviatago Andreia Arkhiepiskopa Kesariia Kapadokiiskago skazanie Apokalipsi sviatago Apostala Evangelista Ioanna Bogoslova sokrovennyh otkrovenie, Moskva, 7418 (i.e. 1909).
A luxury production of the Old Believers' printing press, with gold highlights, very much imitating their richly illustrated manuscripts. Read More
Dessins sur les Danses de Vaslav Nijinsky
BARBIER, George and Francis de MIOMANDRE, Dessins sur les Danses de Vaslav Nijinsky, Paris, 1913.
Beautiful art-deco interpretations of Diaghilev's Ballets Russes, seen here through the combined geniuses of Barbier and Nijinsky, in the early and most successful years of Diaghilev's entreprise. A rare book in such a lovely condition. Read More
16 Risunkov. 16 Dessins
GONCHAROVA, Natalia, and Mikhail LARIONOV, 16 Risunkov. 16 Dessins, Moskva, .
Very rare portfolio of 16 important compositions by two masters of the russian avant-garde. Apparently not in MoMA; we could trace only two copies in public institutions, Read More