Lot 46: (BAKST, LÉON.) Réau, Louis; et al. Inedited Works of Bakst.
October 11, 2012
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: (BAKST, LÉON.) Réau, Louis; et al. Inedited Works of Bakst. 30 full-page plates, many vibrantly hand-colored heightened in gold and silver, with lettered tissue guards; tipped-in color illustrations and numerous printed black-and-white illustrations, of costume and set designs. Folio, original cloth-backed color pictorial boards; foxing to gutters of preliminaries, heaviest on title and facing page, scattered, light, and mostly marginal elsewhere; hand-colored pictorial dust jacket, unevenly toned, few chips and light edgewear; patterned board chemise. first american edition. number 26 of 600 copies./span (New York: Brentano's, 1927)