Zhivoi trup. Drama v 6 deistviyakh i 12 kartinakh
TOLSTOY, Lev Nikolaevich [TOLSTOI], Zhivoi trup. Drama v 6 deistviyakh i 12 kartinakh, , 1912.
First separate edition of Tolstoy's play, a large-format quality production, with illustrations. A lovely example, unopened in the charming art-nouveau wrappers.
Tolstoy wrote in his diary, "that in A Living Corpse there are notes inspired by Chekhov's work. Such is the secret of artistic creativeness". Read MoreRead More
Autograph letter, signed, to "cher Directeur" [Jacques Hébertot]
DIAGHILEV, Serge, Autograph letter, signed, to "cher Directeur" [Jacques Hébertot], , 24-Jun-24.
Very good autograph letter by Diaghilev, the celebrated founder of the Ballets Russes. With his bold signature, which is rarely found. Read More
Mekhanicheskii Teatr Sveta. Obiavlenie
MISHO, Genrikh, Mekhanicheskii Teatr Sveta. Obiavlenie, , 1833.
Rare broadside for series of entertainments in Moscow, including an optical theatre of animated figures by a versatile performer and craftsman. Read More
Kinetozograficheskie vidy. Obiavlenie
KUPARENKO, Iordakii, Kinetozograficheskie vidy. Obiavlenie, , 1834.
Rare broadside for an impressive Russian kinetozographic theatre of 400 animated figures in Pushkin's Moscow, by a hot-air balloon enthusiast now in the Guinness World Records. Read More