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    An Excellent Illustrated History
    of the Ballets Russes

    W. A. Propert. The Russian Ballet in Western Europe, 1909-1920. With a Chapter on the Music by Eugene Goossens and Sixty-Three Illustrations from Original Drawings. New York and London: John Lane Company and John Lane the Bodley Head Limited, 1921. First edition, number 252 of 450 copies for sale in the United States. Folio. [xx], 132 pages. With pictorial frontispiece, four black-and-white plates inserted in the text, and sixty-six color reproduced illustrations tipped on fifty-seven pages bound after the text. Publisher's white cloth spine over marbled paper boards with gilt spine titles. Top edge gilt. Spine toned and rubbed, edgewear to boards, hinges starting, text toned and occasionally foxed. Still, a very good copy with excellent illustrations after Picasso, Matisse, Bakst, Benois, Sert, Soudeikine and others. From the collection of Pat and Michael York.


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