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    Sale 7472

    Valuable Russian Books and Manuscripts

    29 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 241

    PUSHKIN, Aleksandr (1799-1837) and Boris ZVORYKIN (illustrator). Le Coq d'Or et d'autres Contes. Translated by N. Andreieff. Paris: H. Piazza, 1925.

    Price Realised  

    PUSHKIN, Aleksandr (1799-1837) and Boris ZVORYKIN (illustrator). Le Coq d'Or et d'autres Contes. Translated by N. Andreieff. Paris: H. Piazza, 1925.

    4° (298 x 227mm). Text printed within decorative borders. Lithographed title and 20 plates after Boris Zvorykin, and with two additional suites, these bound-in. 20th-century half-morocco by Thierry-Simie, with the publisher's original printed wrappers bound-in, spine tooled in gilt and blind, slipcase (slipcase lightly rubbed).

    A FINE COPY OF THE TIRAGE DE TETE, WITH AN ORIGINAL AQUARELLE BY ZVORYKIN BOUND-IN. Number 33 of 35 copies printed on japon impérial paper with an original aquarelle and with two additional suites of the plates bound-in. The tales 'Tsar Saltan', 'La Princesse Morte' and 'Le Pêcheur et le Poisson'.


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