The Decorative Art of Leon Bakst

By: Alexandre, Arsene and Jean Cocteau

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Book Condition: Very Good


51, + plates, pp. Recent half morocco over marbled boards. Raised bands to spine with gilt decoration & leather title label. Top edge gilt. Internally clean. Notes on the ballets by Jean Cocteau. Frontis portrait. With 65 of 77 tipped-in plates (38 of 50 colour plates and 27 black & white plates). With twelve of the colour plates removed so they could be framed and sent to Nairobi in the 1970s. Paperwork accompanying the plates to be framed loosely laid in. The book was then rebound. The first major work on Bakst.

Title: The Decorative Art of Leon Bakst

Author Name: Alexandre, Arsene and Jean Cocteau

Categories: Illustrated, art, Performing Arts - Theatre / Dance,

Publisher: London, The Fine Art Society 1913: 1913

Binding: Half Morocco

Book Condition: Very Good

Size: Folio Illustrated

Book number: 60956

Keywords: Leon Bakst,Dance,Ballets Russes