Jul 30, 2020 - Sale 2543

Sale 2543 - Lot 400

Estimate: $ 4,000 - $ 6,000
(BAKST, LÉON.) Einstein, Carl. Léon Bakst: 42 Tafeln und 6 Abbildungen. 6 tipped-in text illustrations, 42 beautifully colored plates with lettered tissue guards including 5 uncolored and 19 full- or partially-colored by hand or pochoir, many heightened in gold or silver. Folio, publisher's 1/4 vellum over gilt-pictorial boards, hinges starting, extremities moderately rubbed, fading on covers, 1-inch soil mark with surface loss at top of front cover leaving a slight thin mark of dampstaining to very top of first 20 leaves; ownership signature. Berlin: Ernst Wasmuth, circa 1925

Additional Details

Number 69 of 330 copies of the scarce first and only edition. this copy with unusually strong coloring done with greater detail and abundance than is often encountered with this title.