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BILIBIN, Ivan -- PUSHKIN, Alexander. Skazki Pushkina. Skazka o Tsare Saltane. [With:] -- Skazki Pushkina. Skazka o Zolotom Petushke. St. Petersburg: Commission for the Preparation of State Papers, 1905, 1907. [And:] Skazki. Skazka ob Ivan-Tsarevich, Zhar-Ptitse i o Serom Volke. St. Petersburg: Commission for the Preparation of State Papers, 1901. [And:] Byliny. Vol'ga. St. Petersburg: I.I. Bilibin, 1904. 4 vols, 2° and oblong 2°. Chromolithographs throughout, some of these full-page. (Occasional light marginal soiling.) Original chromolithographed wrappers, spines reinforced with tape as issued (some wear at the spines, the third work stained on the lower cover, the fourth with some wear at the extremities).
BILIBIN, Ivan -- PUSHKIN, Alexander. Skazki Pushkina. Skazka o Tsare Saltane. [With:] -- Skazki Pushkina. Skazka o Zolotom Petushke. St. Petersburg: Commission for the Preparation of State Papers, 1905, 1907. [And:] Skazki. Skazka ob Ivan-Tsarevich, Zhar-Ptitse i o Serom Volke. St. Petersburg: Commission for the Preparation of State Papers, 1901. [And:] Byliny. Vol'ga. St. Petersburg: I.I. Bilibin, 1904. 4 vols, 2° and oblong 2°. Chromolithographs throughout, some of these full-page. (Occasional light marginal soiling.) Original chromolithographed wrappers, spines reinforced with tape as issued (some wear at the spines, the third work stained on the lower cover, the fourth with some wear at the extremities).

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BILIBIN, Ivan -- PUSHKIN, Alexander. Skazki Pushkina. Skazka o Tsare Saltane. [With:] -- Skazki Pushkina. Skazka o Zolotom Petushke. St. Petersburg: Commission for the Preparation of State Papers, 1905, 1907. [And:] Skazki. Skazka ob Ivan-Tsarevich, Zhar-Ptitse i o Serom Volke. St. Petersburg: Commission for the Preparation of State Papers, 1901. [And:] Byliny. Vol'ga. St. Petersburg: I.I. Bilibin, 1904. 4 vols, 2° and oblong 2°. Chromolithographs throughout, some of these full-page. (Occasional light marginal soiling.) Original chromolithographed wrappers, spines reinforced with tape as issued (some wear at the spines, the third work stained on the lower cover, the fourth with some wear at the extremities).

FIRST EDITIONS. Tales illustrated by Bilibin are among the most famous children's books both in and out of Russia. One of the nation's most influential illustrators, Bilibin first came to prominence when some of these were shown in the Mir Iskusstva exhibition. The Skazki of 1901 is the first book completely designed and illustrated by Bilibin. Rats Collection 15 & pl. 2; 19 & pl. 124; 3. (4)

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