• Christies auction house James Christie logo

    Sale 5308

    Fine Printed Books Including Children's & Illustrated Books

    19 March 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 88

    RUSSIAN AVANT-GARDE -- TAIROFF, A. Das Entfesselte Theater. Potsdam: Gustav Kiepenheuer, 1927. 4° (244 x 175mm). Half tone plates, a few coloured. Original cloth-backed decorated paper boards designed by El Lissitsky (some staining and spotting). Second edition.

    Price Realised  

    RUSSIAN AVANT-GARDE -- TAIROFF, A. Das Entfesselte Theater. Potsdam: Gustav Kiepenheuer, 1927. 4° (244 x 175mm). Half tone plates, a few coloured. Original cloth-backed decorated paper boards designed by El Lissitsky (some staining and spotting). Second edition.

    KESSEL, J. Le Thé du Capitaine Sogoub. Paris: Au Sans Pareil, 1926. Small 4° (190 x 145mm). 6 engraved plates by Nathalie Gontcharova. Original wrappers.

    With The Artist of the Kamerni Theater 1914-1934 (Moscow, 1935), Kamerni Teatr i ygo Kudozniki 1914-1934 [The Artist of the Kamerni Theatre] (Moscow, 1934), and 5 other books. (9)


    Contact Client Service
    • info@christies.com

    • New York +1 212 636 2000

    • London +44 (0)20 7839 9060

    • Hong Kong +852 2760 1766

    • Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766

    Special Notice

    No VAT on hammer price or buyer's premium.