• Fine Printed Books, Manuscript auction at Christies

    Sale 5829

    Fine Printed Books, Manuscripts, Traditional Sports

    23 November 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 280

    BILIBIN, Ivan (illustrator) and Alexander PUSHKIN. Skazki Pushkina. Skazka o Zolotom Petushke. [With:] Skazka o Tsare Saltane. St. Petersburg: Expedition for the Preparation of Government Papers, 1907, 1905. 2 parts, oblong 2° (255 x 325mm). Chromolithographs throughout, some of these full-page. (Dampstain in some bottom margins.) Original chromolithographed wrappers, spines reinforced with tape, as issued (wear at spine ends, light soiling, dampstain near the bottom margin). Provenance: I. Datsiaro of St. Petersburg (stamp on rear covers) -- 'Lili' (contemporary pencilled gift inscription in the second volume).

    Price Realised  

    BILIBIN, Ivan (illustrator) and Alexander PUSHKIN. Skazki Pushkina. Skazka o Zolotom Petushke. [With:] Skazka o Tsare Saltane. St. Petersburg: Expedition for the Preparation of Government Papers, 1907, 1905. 2 parts, oblong 2° (255 x 325mm). Chromolithographs throughout, some of these full-page. (Dampstain in some bottom margins.) Original chromolithographed wrappers, spines reinforced with tape, as issued (wear at spine ends, light soiling, dampstain near the bottom margin). Provenance: I. Datsiaro of St. Petersburg (stamp on rear covers) -- 'Lili' (contemporary pencilled gift inscription in the second volume).
    FIRST EDITIONS. (2)


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