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Akhundov, Ismail
Invitation for Baku Turk Workers Theater Jubilee
Baku, 1931

Size in inches: 5" x 10-1/2" unfolded

Size in centimeters: 12.5 x 26.5 cm

Text in Azerbaijani and Russian.

Avant-garde design (Constructivism with elements of Suprematism) by [Ismail Gusein ogly Akhundov].

From I. Akhundov's estate.

Very Rare

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Shifrin, Nisson (?)
Advertising for Theater Performance 'SOROCHINSKAYA YARMARKA' ("Sorochintsy Fair")
Moscow, [1930's]

Advertising for Nemirovich-Danchenko theater's performance of opera by Modest Mussorgsky after Nikolay Gogol'.
Artist of the opera: Nisson Shifrin.

Design with elements of Constructivism.

Size in inches: 4" x 13-3/8" unfolded

Size in centimeters: 10 x 34 cm

Text in Russian. 3000 copies only.

Rare

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Tchaikovsky P.
Sheet Music PESENKA SHKOL'NOGO UCHITEL'A (School Teacher's Song from Cherevychki').
Moscow: Muzsektor Gosizdata, 1930.
Text in Russian. SC. 7 x 5 in, 4 pp. Bright constructivist cover with the composer's portrait.

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Playbill: IMPERATORSKII MALYI TEATR (The Imperial Malyi Theater. I. Surguchev. 'Business House').
Moscow: Levenson, 1914.
Text in Russian. SC. 7 x 5 in, 3 pp. Cover by Piotr Afanas'ev. [P. Afanas'ev (1866-1960): well-known Russian and Soviet painter, graphic artist. Posters, theater (including Bolshoi and Malyi). Studied from Korovin. Exhibited from 1895.]

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Movie play-bill: SINEMA-TEATR (Movie Theater 'Parisiana'.) 'The King of Night'.
Petrograd: Rodnik, 1915.
Text in Russian. SC. 8 x 6 in, 4, 4 pp. AD illustrations, pictorial cover (name illegible).

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Kropotkin, Piotr.
Leaflet (Mini-Poster): K RUSSKIM GRAZHDANAM! (To Russian Citizens!).
Moscow: Svobodnaia Sovest', [1917].
Text in Russian. 11 x 8-1/2 in. Appeal to defend Petrograd (former Sankt-Petersburg) from Germans.

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Tchaikovsky, Piotr
Sheet Music SOLOVUSHKO (The Nightingale. For mixed choir and piano. Score).
Leningrad, Muzgiz, 1937.
Text in Russian. SC. 8vo. 5 pp. Illustrated cover.

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Nikolaev V. (arr.).
Sheet Music ONAM! ONAMO! Serbian-Montenegro Hymn.
Petrograd: 'Muzyka', [1915].
Text in Serbian. SC. 9 x 6-1/2 in. [4] pp. Illustrated cover.

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Yakovlev S; Shvartzberg.
Sheet Music YABLOCHKO (The Apple). Burning topics. Odessa's ways.
Odessa: Svobodnaia Pesn', [1917].
Text in Russian. SC. 10 x 6-3/4 in. 3 pp. Pictorial cover. Song about a danger to be robbed at that turbulent time.

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Malevich, K.)
Press cutting: Obituary in Moscow newspaper concerning the death of K. Malevich.
[Moscow], 1935.
Text in Russian. 4-3/4' x 2-5/8'. Malevich died in Leningrad, but was buried near Moscow. [Malevich, Kazimir (1878-1935): one of three (with Kandinsky and Chagall) most prominent artists of Russian Avant-garde.] Provenance: from N. I. Khardjiev.

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N/A.
Photo-Instruction: PEREDOVYIE METODY TRUDA (Advanced Methods of Mailmen's Work).
1962.
Text in Russian. Photographs on cardboard, 28 x 41 in. 23 photographs. This instruction for mailmen was manufactured not for sale.

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Loskutov, S.
Photograph: TOVARISHCHI STALIN ... ("Comrads Stalin, Voroshilov, Kalinin, Dimitrov et al. Saluting to the Conquerors of the North Pole"). June, 1937.
[Moscow]: Photo-gazeta, 1937.
5-3/4 x 9 Photograph. Text in Russian.

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Bilibin, Ivan) Pushkin, Alexander
Playbill: KOMEDIYA... ("Comedy on Real Calamity for Muscovy, on Tsar Boris...)
St. Petersburg, 1908
Text in Russian. Folio (12 x 8) Program for a play in Mariinsky Theater. Special charity performance for erection of a monument to A. S. Pushkin in St. Petersburg. Cover by I. Bilibin. [Bilibin, Ivan (1876-1942): a famous Russian artist. Graphics and Theater, book illustrations. Studied from Repin. Member of "World of Art" with Bakst, Somoff, Benois. Was often using traditional Russian folk motifs. Participated in many exhibitions.]

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Litvak, M. (Design).
[On Movie:] 2 BRONEVIKA ("Two Armoured Cars").
Leningrad: Tea-Kino-Pechat', [1928]
Text in Russian. 4to (10 x 6-3/4) Stapled wraps. Design by M. Litvak (Constructivism). [Litvak, Maks Fedorovich: a Soviet Avant-garde graphic artist, well-known for his design of movie posters (Constructivism).]

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Liphart, E. (Artist).
RUSSIAN MENU: DINER ("Dinner on May 25, 1896') [Coronation of the Tsar Nicholas II]
Moscow: Levenson, [1896]
Text in French and Russian. 15-1/2 x 11-1/4 (39.3 x 28.6 cm) menu printed on heavy stock. Richly decorated by de Liphart. [Liphart or Lipgart, Baron Ernest Karlovich (1847-1932?)]

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Bakst, Leon) Diaghileff, Serge.
Souvenir Serge De Diaghileff's BALLET RUSSE.
NY: Metropolitan Ballet Company, Inc., 1916.
Folio (12-1/2" x 9-1/4") Stapled wraps. Illustrated cover by Leon Bakst). Profusely illustrated with photos and theater works by Bakst.

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Remisoff or Remizov, N.) Balieff, Nikita.
Theatre de la CHAUVE-SOURIS de Moscou. Cree par Nikita Balieff au Theatre Femina. (The Bat Cabaret).
Paris: [c. 1920]
Premier Program. Folio (13" x 10") Sewn wraps. Illustrated cover by Nicolas Remisoff. Illustrated with photos and theater works.

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Dobuzhinsky, M.) Balieff, Nikita
Theatre de Nikita Balieff. BALIEFF'S CHAUVE-SOURIS (Bat Theatre, Moscow).
New York: 1927
Souvenir Program. Fifth Season in America. Folio (12" x 9-1/4") stapled wraps. Illustrated cover by Mstislav Dobuzhinsky. Profusely illustrated with photos and theater works (A. Hudiakoff, S. Soudeikine, N. Benois, N. Remisoff, et al.).

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Soudeikine, S.) Balieff, Nikita.
BALIEFF'S CHAUVE-SOURIS (Bat Theatre, Moscow). Souvenir Program.
New York: 192?
American Season. Folio (12-1/4" x 9-1/4") stapled wraps. Illustrated cover by Sergei Soudeikine. Profusely illustrated with photos and theater works (S. Soudeikine and N. Remisoff).

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Bakst, Leon) Diaghileff, Serge.
Souvenir Serge De Diaghileff's BALLET RUSSE.
NY: Metropolitan Ballet Company, Inc., 1916.
Folio (12-1/2" x 9-1/4") Stapled wraps. Illustrated cover by Leon Bakst). Profusely illustrated with photos and theater works by Bakst.

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Fonvizin, Artur)
A. FONVIZIN. Postcard Set
1971
In preparation
Sergeeva, Nina) Konechna, G.
NINA SERGEEVA. [Set of postcards]
1968?
In preparation
Lobri, F.
Sheet Music DUMKA for piano.
Moscow: Iurgenson, 1900's-1910's.
SC. 12-3/4 x 9-1/2 in. 6 pp. Pictorial cover by S. Shul'gin.
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Item ID: SM00015

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Artemovs'kyi, Semen.
Sheet Music ZAPOROZHETS' ZA DUNAEM. (Zaporozhian Cossack Across the Danube. Duet of Karas' and Odarka.)
Mystetstvo, 1930's-1940's.
Text in Ukrainian. SC. 12 x 9 in. 21 pp. [Artemovs'kyi (Gulak-A.), Semen (1813-1873): well-known Ukrainian composer. Studied under Glinka and in Italy. Friend of Taras Shevchenko.]
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Item ID: SM00047

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Krasnosel'sky, A. (Music)
Sheet Music CHTO DOLZHEN ZNAT' MUZHCHINA O ZHENSHCHINAKH ("What a Man Should Know About Women"). First Edition.
Moscow: Yambor, n/d (1910's).
Text in Russian. Softcover. Illustrated cover. [Scarce].
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Item ID: SM00019

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Yorish, V. (Arranged by)
Sheet Music Peter's Song from the Opera NATALKA-POLTAVKA.
Kiiv: Mistetsvo, [1930s]
Folio (12-1/2 x 8-3/4) Stapled wraps. Text in Ukrainian. Cover: Ukrainian folk motif. [Scarce]

Item ID: SM00024

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Various.
Collection of Invitation Tickets for Artistic Exhibitions.
[Mostly 1st Half of 20th Century]
Hundreds of tickets. NOT PREPARED YET.

Item ID: SC00005

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Russian Letterpress Entertainment Advertisement.
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16-1/2" x 11" (41.9 x 28.6 cm) Engraving. Advertisement to "Moskovskiye Vedomosti". (Bear hunting with dogs and wild horse; Bear fighting, etc.)

Item ID: Pr00067

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Russian Letterpress Entertainment Broadside CIRCUS: Rope-walking, Juggling, etc.
Moscow: 1834.

Item ID: Pr00072

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Russian Letterpress Entertainment Broadside TRAVELING ZOO. Rare Wild Animals.
Moscow: 1833.

Medium: Woodcut, Letterpress

Size in inches: 17-1/4" x 11"

Size in centimeters: 43.8 cm x 27.9 cm

Comments: Supplement to "Moskovskiye Vedomosti". Text in Russian.

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Item ID: Pr00074

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Russian Letterpress Entertainment Advertisement ZOO. Rare Wild Animals.
Moscow: 1833.

Item ID: Pr00079

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Russian Letterpress Entertainment Broadside OPTICAL THEATER, HYDRAULICS, ETC.
Moscow, 1833.

Item ID: Pr00085

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Russian Letterpress Entertainment Advertisement OPTICAL THEATER, HYDRAULICS, ETC.
Moscow, 1834.

Medium: Woodcut, Letterpress

Size in inches: 5-5/8" x 9"

Size in centimeters: 14.9 cm x 22.8 cm

Comments: Supplement to "Moskovskiye Vedomosti". (Theater of Phantasmagoria or Metamorphoses of Ghosts; Hydraulic Experiments; Balloons; Fireworks; Museum of Glass Wares, etc.).Text in Russian.

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Item ID: Pr00086

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Russian Letterpress Entertainment Broadside OPTICAL THEATER, VIEWS OF WORLD CITIES; HYDRAULICS, ETC.
Moscow, 1834.

Medium: Woodcut, Letterpress

Size in inches: 16-1/2" x 10"

Size in centimeters: 41.9 cm x 25.4 cm

Comments: Supplement to "Moskovskiye Vedomosti". (Theater of Phantasmagoria or Metamorphoses of Ghosts; Ballet with Metamorphoses; Mechanical Theater of the World; Hydraulic Experiments; Museum of Glass Wares, etc.).Text in Russian.

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Item ID: Pr00087

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Russian Letterpress Entertainment Broadside ACROBATICS, ROPE-DANCING, ETC.
Moscow, 1834.

Item ID: Pr00090

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Russian Letterpress Entertainment Advertisement.
Moscow, 1834.

Medium: Woodcut, Letterpress

Size in inches: 5-1/2" x 9"

Size in centimeters: 14 cm x 22.8 cm

Comments: Supplement to "Moskovskiye Vedomosti". (Riding, Rope-walking, Pantomime, Fireworks, Dances, etc.).Text in Russian.

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Item ID: Pr00091

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Bilibin, Ivan (Jean Bilibine)
Cover of the Book LETOPIS' VOINY S YAPONIEY ("Chronicle of the War with Japan")
1914

Size in inches: 13-1/2" x 9-3/4"

Size in centimeters: 34.3 x 24.7 cm

Comments: Cover by Ivan Yakovlevich Bilibin (1876-1942). Text in Russian.
This is not a book but only the book cover!


Item ID: Pr00180

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Russian Letterpress Entertainment Advertisement ZOO. Rare Wild Animals.
Moscow: 1833.

Medium: Woodcut, Letterpress

Size in inches: 5-1/2" x 8-1/2"

Size in centimeters: 14 cm x 21.6 cm

Comments: Supplement to "Moskovskiye Vedomosti". Text in Russian.

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Item ID: Pr00181

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Russian Letterpress Entertainment Broadside OPTICAL THEATER, HYDRAULICS, ETC.
Moscow, 1834

Medium: Woodcut, Letterpress

Size in inches: 16-1/4" x 10-1/4"

Size in centimeters: 33.7 cm x 26.0 cm

Comments: Supplement to "Moskovskiye Vedomosti". (Theater of Phantasmagoria or Metamorphoses of Ghosts; Hydraulic Experiments; Balloons; Fireworks; Sunrise in Berlin; Views of Riga City; new Isaac Cathedral; Peter the Great on Ladoga Lake; Museum of Glass Wares, etc.).Text in Russian.

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Item ID: Pr00182

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Russian Letterpress Entertainment Broadside THEATER OF PHANTASMAGORIA; HYDRAULICS, ETC.
Moscow, 1833

Medium: Woodcut, Letterpress

Size in inches: 16-1/4" x 9-3/4"

Size in centimeters: 41.3 cm x 24.7 cm

Comments: Supplement to "Moskovskiye Vedomosti". (Theater of Phantasmagoria or Metamorphoses of Ghosts; Hydraulic Experiments; Museum of Glass Wares, etc.).Text in Russian.

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Item ID: Pr00183

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Russian Letterpress Entertainment Broadside EQUESTRIAN SHOW, STRONG MEN, ETC.
Moscow, 1834.

Medium: Woodcut, Letterpress

Size in inches: 17" x 10-1/2"

Size in centimeters: 43.2 cm x 26.7 cm

Comments: Supplement to "Moskovskiye Vedomosti". (Equestrian circus, Strong men, Fireworks, Balloon, etc.).Text in Russian.

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Item ID: Pr00184

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Russian Letterpress Entertainment Broadside EQUESTRIAN SHOW, ROPE DANCING, ETC.
Moscow, 1834

Medium: Woodcut, Letterpress

Size in inches: 17" x 10-1/2"

Size in centimeters: 43.2 cm x 26.7 cm

Comments: Supplement to "Moskovskiye Vedomosti". (Equestrian circus, Comic Dances, Rope dancing, etc.).Text in Russian.

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Item ID: Pr00188

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Zhitomirsky, Bal'termants, Kosyrev) Burkov, B.
ZA MIR I DRUZHBU! ("For Peace and Friendship!"). 4th International Festival of Youth in Bucharest 1953
Moscow: Izogiz, 1953

Artist Aleksandr Zhitomirskiy. Photos by Dmitry Baltermants and S. Kosyrev.

Text in Russian. Oblong (8-1/8" x 11-1/4") Stapled. Illustrated throughout with photographs.

Scarce.

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Item ID: Ep00030

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Okhotnikov, V.; Baron Bode)
BILET DLYA VKHODA V KREMLEVSKY DVORETS... ("Invitation Card to the Kremlin Palace for the Celebration of the Coronation of Their Imperial Majesties")
[Moscow, 1896]

Size in inches: 3-7/8" x 5-5/8"

Size in centimeters: 10 x 14.5 cm

Comments: The ticket No. 185 for Vladimir Nikolaevich Okhotnikov. Signed by Baron Bode. Text in Russian.

Very Rare.

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Item ID: Ep00038

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Poster-Calendar CHINOVNICHESKO KOOP. SPEST. ZASTRAKHOVATELNO D-VO (Cooperative Insurance Society?) for 1936
Sofia, [1935]

Medium: Color Lithograph

Size in inches: 19-1/2" x 13-3/8"

Size in centimeters: 49.5 x 34 cm

Comments: Text in Bulgarian. Unframed.

Rare.


Item ID: Pr00328

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Shilovsky) Producer Nikolay Arbatov
RUSSKY OKHOTNICHY KLUB ("Russian Hunting Club"). Original design for theater Program
Moscow, 1895

Play "Brother and Sister" (Goethe). Producer Nikolai Arbatov. Program design by L. Shilovskiy.

Medium: Watercolor and ink on paper

Size in inches: 11-1/4" x 6-3/8"

Size in centimeters: 28.5 x 16 cm

Comments: Signed by the artist. Handwritten text inside. Ribbon.

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Item ID: Ar00344

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Zimin, Grigory
EKSLIBRIS G. ZIMIN ("G. Zimin's Bookplate"). Original design for Bookplate
[Moscow, 1920's]

Medium: Ink on paper

Size in inches: 3-3/4" x 4-1/4"

Size in centimeters: 9.5 x 11 cm

Comments:
Artist: Grigoriy Zimin. Artist's inscription with details on verso. Unframed.

Provenance: Artist's family

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Item ID: Ar00351

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Gogol, Meyerhold, et al.)
REVIZOR ("The Inspector General"). Program of the Dress Rehearsal
Moscow: Meyerhold Theater, 1926

Author/Producer: Vsevolod Meyerhold.

Text in Russian. 10-1/2" x 7" pamphlet. 1500 copies only.
With hand-made corrections in pencil.

From the archive of Meyerhold's collaborator, his historian and theater critic Alexander Fevralsky.

Very Rare.

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Item ID: Ep00065

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Soudeikine, Remisoff) Balieff, Nikita
Four Souvenir Programs of BALIEFF'S CHAUVE-SOURIS (The Bat Cabaret)
Paris and New York, [early 1920's]

French and American Seasons of The Bat Theater of Moscow by Nikita Baliev.

Covers and illustrations by Sergei Sudeikin and Nikolai Remizov.

Text in French and English. Folio (12" x 9" to 12-3/4" x 9-3/4") stapled wraps. Profusely illustrated with photographs and theater works.

Scarce.

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Auction records: French auctions August 2005 and June 2006 two of them sold for 2,280 Euros


Item ID: 03301R

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Sudeikin, Dobuzhinsky, et al.) Balieff, Nikita
Ten Souvenir Programs of BALIEFF'S CHAUVE-SOURIS (The Bat Cabaret)
Paris and New York, [early 1920's]

10 programmes of French and American Seasons of The Bat Theater of Moscow by Nikita Baliev.

Covers by Alexandre Benois, Mstislav Dobuzhinskiy. Nikolai Remizov, Sergei Soudeikine, Vasily Schoukhaeff.

Illustrations by Alexander Benois, Andrei Hudiakoff, Lado Goudiachvili, Mstislav Dobuzinsky, Nicholas Remisoff, Nicolas Benois, Sergey Sudeykin, Vassily Shukhaeff, et al.

Text in French and English. Folio (12" x 9" to 13" x 10") stapled wraps. Profusely illustrated with photographs and theater works.

Scarce.

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Auction records: French auctions August 2005 and June 2006 two of them sold for 2,280 Euros


Item ID: 03323R

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