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Souvenir Serge de Diaghileff’s Ballet Russe With Originals by Leon Bakst and Others
New York : Morris Gest. Printed by Sackett & Wilhelms Corporation, 1916. First edition. Quarto, publisher's pictorial brown card wrappers (some chipping and creasing to edges, with small sections of loss), ribbon ties, [36] pp (extremely well preserved), illustrated with 14 colour plates of sumptuous, exotic designs by Leon Bakst which include 13 costume designs and a double paged plate of decor for Scheherazade, as well as photo plates of Nijinski and Lydia Lopokova, Adolf Bohm and Alexandre Gavriloff. The text comprises synopses of works famously interpreted by Ballet Russe, including L'Apr├Ęs-midi d'un faune, Petrouchka and Sadko. Unrecorded in Australian collections.
      [Bookseller: Douglas Stewart Fine Books]
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