Cubist theatrical impressions

GLADKY, Serge (artist, also Serhii HLADKY) and André SALMON

Synthèse du costume théâtral
£7,750

GLADKY, Serge (artist, also Serhii HLADKY) and André SALMON, Synthèse du costume théâtral

One of only 170 copies of this beautiful album of fresh and striking plates. In a fine modern binding.

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£5,250

POUCHKINE, Alexandre and Vasily CHOUKHAEFF (artist) [PUSHKIN and SHUKHAEV], Boris Godounov

One of the great artists' books of the Russian Paris school - here in the deluxe version on Japon Impérial: one of 18 copies only.

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Fascinating illustrated account

GOPPE, German (publisher)

Illiustrirovannaia khronika voiny [The Illustrated Chronicle of War]
£6,750

GOPPE, German (publisher), Illiustrirovannaia khronika voiny

The Balkans, Southern Eastern Europe and Western Turkey in two fascinating folio volumes detailing all events of the 1877-78 war. Very richly illustrated and rarely found in such an attractive example, here in the original publisher's binding.

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The best illustrated edition of the novel

GOGOL, N[ikolai] V[asilevich]

Pokhozhdenie Chichikova ili Mertvye dushi: Poema [The Adventures of Chichikov, or Dead Souls: A Poem]
£2,500

GOGOL, N[ikolai] V[asilevich], Pokhozhdenie Chichikova ili Mertvye dushi: Poema

The most lavish illustrated edition of Gogol's masterpiece, in its original binding.

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Finely inscribed by Iliazd

ILIAZD [also ILYAZD, pseud. for Ilia ZDANEVICH]

Lidantiu faram [Le Dentu the Beacon]
£22,500

ILIAZD [also ILYAZD, pseud. for Ilia ZDANEVICH], Lidantiu faram

Excellent example of this famous, innovative avant-garde work, in brilliant condition and inscribed by Iliazd to André Salmon.

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One of the famous covers of the Avant-Garde

ALTMAN, Natan

Lenin. Risunki Natana Altmana [Lenin. Sketches by Natan Altman]
£1,250

ALTMAN, Natan, Lenin. Risunki Natana Altmana

A pleasant example of this work, with its famous avant-garde cover design by Altman.

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In fine condition

GRIGORIEV, Boris Dmitrievich

Faces of Russia
£1,850

GRIGORIEV, Boris Dmitrievich, Faces of Russia

A lovely, clean copy of this great book of artistic portraits of Russians. First English edition, copy num. 7.

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Tirage de tête - with a supplementary print, inscribed

[LEBEDEFF, Jean] – Jean-Paul DUBRAY

L'Ymaigier Jean Lebedeff
£1,750

[LEBEDEFF, Jean] - Jean-Paul DUBRAY, L'Ymaigier Jean Lebedeff

A great example of this lovely production: one of 10 copies on 'papier japon', with a supplementary print, loose and inscribed by Lebedeff.

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Finely illustrated

PUSHKIN, Aleksandr and Mstislav DOBUZHINSKY (artist)

Evgenii Onegin. Roman v stikhakh [Eugene Onegin. Novel in verse, ed. by V.F. Khodasevich]

£750

PUSHKIN, Aleksandr and Mstislav DOBUZHINSKY (artist), Evgenii Onegin. Roman v stikhakh

Pushkin's novel in verses in the original Russian, here illustrated by Dobuzhinsky: the first edition of the full set of illustrations.

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Inscribed by the translator, a feminist character

[PUSHKIN] – Alexandre POUCHKINE, Véra STARKOFF (transl.) and Marie EGOROFF (artist)

Rouslane et Ludmile
£2,450

[PUSHKIN] - Alexandre POUCHKINE, Véra STARKOFF (transl.) and Marie EGOROFF (artist), Rouslane et Ludmile

The first complete poetic French translation of Pushkin's celebrated work. Strikingly illustrated by an original Russian female artist, and this copy inscribed by the translator: a politically-engaged playwright and one of the main figures of the feminist theatre movement in France. Rarely found, and only 500 copies printed.

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A Russian poet in the US

MAYAKOVSKY, Vladimir and Aleksandr RODCHENKO (illustrator)

Moe otkrytie Ameriki [My Discovery of America].
£1,000

MAYAKOVSKY, Vladimir and Aleksandr RODCHENKO (illustrator), Moe otkrytie Ameriki

Mayakovsky travelling to and photographed in the USA: first edition, in fine condition, with Rochenko's original wrappers.

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Chagall's first book and a landmark of Yiddish book illustration.

CHAGALL, Marc (artist) and Der NISTER [pseud. for Pinchus KAHANOVICH]

A Mayse mit a Hon; Dos Tsigele [A Story About a Rooster [and] The Little Kid]
£22,500

CHAGALL, Marc (artist) and Der NISTER [pseud. for Pinchus KAHANOVICH], A Mayse mit a Hon; Dos Tsigele

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.

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Probably the rarest edition

ZICHY, Michael von

Liebe
£3,950

ZICHY, Michael von, Liebe

The last edition of these celebrated erotic illustrations before the destruction of the original plates, rarer than the previous, 1911 edition. One of 300 copies only. In excellent condition.

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In luminous pochoir with silver highlights

[BAKST] – REAU, Louis, Denis ROCHE, Valerian SVETLOV and A. TESSIER

Inedited Works of Bakst

[BAKST] - REAU, Louis, Denis ROCHE, Valerian SVETLOV and A. TESSIER, Inedited Works of Bakst

Among the best representations of Bakst's costumes for the Ballets Russes, here with the rare dust-jacket in very good condition.

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At the height of the Avant-Garde

ROZANOVA, Olga and Iosif SHKOLNIK (artists), David BURLIUK, Velimir KHLEBNIKOV and others

Soiuz molodezhi. 3 [Union of the Youth. Issue 3].

ROZANOVA, Olga and Iosif SHKOLNIK (artists), David BURLIUK, Velimir KHLEBNIKOV and others, Soiuz molodezhi. 3

With 11 plates by Rozanova and Shkolnik: A pleasant example of the main issue of this great 'magazine', a famous publication of the first Russian avant-garde association.

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One of his famous children books

LISSITZKY, El [Eliezer Lazar Markovich] (artist) and Peter Ben Zion RASKIN

Der Ber [The Bear]

LISSITZKY, El [Eliezer Lazar Markovich] (artist) and Peter Ben Zion RASKIN, Der Ber

A scarce Yiddish children's book by a major figure of the Russian and Jewish avant-garde: an early Kiev production of the important Kultur Lige, illustrated on every page by Lissitzky.

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Poems for children

CHEKHONIN, S. (artist) and M. MORAVSKAIA

Apelsinnye korki. Stikhi dlia detei [Orange Peels. Poems for Children].

CHEKHONIN, S. (artist) and M. MORAVSKAIA, Apelsinnye korki. Stikhi dlia detei

Scarce émigré edition illustrated by one of the most famous Russian book illustrators and designers of the early 20th century. With an attractive cover design.

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One of 60 nominal copies

AKHMATOVA, Anna

Podorozhnik [Plantain]

AKHMATOVA, Anna, Podorozhnik

First edition of this celebrated poetry collection by one of Russia's best poets. A fresh example of the rare issue of only 60 nominal copies.

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