The Diaghilev-Lifar Library=Sotheby-Parke Bernet,Monaco,S.A.=1975=Auction Catalogue of Russian Books

The Diaghilev-Lifar Library=Sotheby-Parke Bernet,Monaco,S.A.=1975=Auction Catalogue of Russian Books

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The Diaghilev-Lifar Library.

!!!!!!~~~~~Sotheby's Auction Catalogue~~~~~!!!!!!
 

Friday 28th November1975 to Monday 1st December 1975. 

                                                    

 

Decorated and Embossed green Boards with black and gilt decoration. No faults. Full-colour front illustration. 217 pages, 32 black and white reproductions throughout. Auction catalogue (November 28 - December 1, 1975) of Russian rare books, pamphlets, drafts and old musical scores of the 16th, 17th, 18th and 19th century originally collected by Sergei Diaghilev (1872-1929), including listings for the first Russian book printed in Moscow (1564), and first editions of Gogol, Tolstoy, Dostoyevky and Pushkin. Introduction by Serge Lifar (1905-1986) is in French, the catalogue listings are in English. Eight hundred and twenty-six lots up for bid over the four-day sale. A solid, clean and crisp copy without inscriptions or markings, gilt to original green boards remains bright. Complete with the original corrigenda slip and an unused bidding slip laid in. In a good if somewhat edge-nicked & creased glassine wrapper. 
 
Dimensions: 255mm x 190mm
217 Pages
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