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    Sale 7472

    Valuable Russian Books and Manuscripts

    29 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 244

    PUSHKIN, Aleksandr (1799-1837) and SHOUKHAEV, Vassili (illustrator). Boris Godunov. Translated by J. Schiffrin. Paris: La Pléiade, 1925.

    Price Realised  

    PUSHKIN, Aleksandr (1799-1837) and SHOUKHAEV, Vassili (illustrator). Boris Godunov. Translated by J. Schiffrin. Paris: La Pléiade, 1925.

    4° (314 x 240mm). 18 full-page pochoirs after Vassili Shoukhaev; two additional suites, totalling 36 plates, loose in an accompanying portfolio. Publisher's original printed paper wrappers (light wear), the additional plates in the original portfolio (some repairs). Orange buckram slipcase.

    TIRAGE DE TETE. Number 12 of 18 copies printed on japon impérial with two additional suites of plates, one coloured. Shoukhaev was a stage designer for the Ballets Russes and the Chauve Souris cabaret.


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