viaLibri Requires Cookies CLICK HERE TO HIDE THIS NOTICE

Recently found by viaLibri....

Skazki Pushkina. Skazka o Tsare Saltane (The - PUSHKIN, Alexander; (Bilibin, ed - 1905. [1218051]
St Petersburg: Expeditsii Zagotovlenya Gosudarstvennykh Bumag,. Very Good-. 1905. First Edition. Paperback. 082851240X . A very good copy of the first edition illustrated by the important graphic artist and stage-designer Ivan Bilibin. Oblong-quarto, original chromolithographed wrappers and illustrations inside, colour illustrated throughout with decorated borders and 'old Russian' style script. Neat (later?) cloth spine-strip to wrappers, small chips to wrapper corners but internally excellent. ; Beautifully illustrated with chromolithographs in original wrapper. See Golynets 20 ff. Ivan Bilibin was a leading artist of the Mir Iskusstva movement, gaining reknown with his illustrations of fairy-tales. He was influenced both by the Russian Lubok and Japanese wood-cut illustrations. He was also responsible for the design of Rimsky-Korsakov's Golden Cockerel. Bilibin is, arguably, the best known and most popular Russian illustrator of the time, outside Russia. He died in the seige of Leningrad. ; 4to landscape; 20pp.. pages .
      [Bookseller: Marijana Dworski Books]
Last Found On: 2016-10-03           Check availability:      Biblio    


Browse more rare books from the year 1905

      Home     Wants Manager     Library Search     562 Years   Links     Contact      Search Help      Terms of Service     

Copyright © 2016 viaLibri™ Limited. All rights reserved.