Lot 139: (BAKST, LÉON.) Arsène, Alexandre. L''Art Decorative de Léon Bakst.
December 1, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: (BAKST, LÉON.) Arsène, Alexandre. L''Art Decorative de Léon Bakst. Printed in orange and black. Notes by Jean Cocteau. Portrait frontispiece and 77 mounted plates including 50 color and 27 plain. Folio, publisher''s 3/4 vellum gilt over marbled boards, mild rubbing mostly to bottom edges, green calf gilt spine label, some spotting, thin clean horizontal tear on upper spine; hinges neatly reinforced; a few plates wrinkled near mounting points. the first french edition and the earliest of the major works on léon bakst. Paris: Maurice de Brunoff, 1913