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Lot 0233
L'OEUVRE DE LEON BAKST POUR LA BELLE AU BOIS DORMANT, BALLET EN CINQ ACTES D'APRES LE CONTE DE PERRAULT MUSIC DE TCHAIKOVSKY, M. DE BRUNOFF, EDITOR, 1922, PARIS, limited Edition number 454/500, signed by Leon Bakst on limitation page, including title leaf, Portrait de Leon Bakst by Picasso, 54 leaves with numbered plates (one folding) of costume designs for the ballet "Sleeping Beauty," mounted on one side, and interleaved with captioned tissue guards. Height: 15 1/2" Width: 11 1/4" Depth: 1 1/2"


Covers unattached. The edges of the pages with tears and general wear, occasional small tears near boarders, some tissue creased. The binding now split into three sections, some pages unbound but remain in order. Smudges and general surface wear on the paper, some toning. Overall fair condition, wear commensurate with heavy wear, age and use.

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Estimate $2,000 - $3,000Feb 11, 2018
Houston, TX, USA