29 November 2007,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 3,500
Estimate GBP 800 - GBP 1,200
VASNETSOV, Viktor Mikhailovich (1848-1926). Russkiia Poslovitsy i Pogovorki v Risunkakh. [Russian Proverbs and Sayings in Drawings]. Moscow: A.A. Levenson, 1913.
Oblong 2° (242 x 320mm). 75 lithographs printed on pale pink paper and mounted on text leaves printed in red and black. (Light marginal browning.) Publisher's original coarse cream cloth, printed in red and brown, with original ties (scattered spotting and soiling).
The second revised edition of Vasnetsov's illustrated Russian sayings, with introductory text by I.K. Lindeman.
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