Jul 30, 2020 - Sale 2543

Sale 2543 - Lot 401

Estimate: $ 1,500 - $ 2,000
(BAKST, LÉON.) Levinsohn, André. Leon Bakst. German text. 68 mounted color plates by Bakst with lettered tissue guards; numerous black-and-white and color plates throughout text. Folio, gilt-stamped vellum over purple boards, usual uneven fading and wear to spine which bears a vellum patch above publisher's name; contents and plates clean; bookplates on pastedown and colophon. First limited german edition. Number 175 of 250 copies. This copy with additional hand-painted title decoration of bright blue gouache circles with black rings inside, in the manner of a Bakst detail. Berlin: Wasmuch, (1925)