BILIBIN, Ivan.

Пёрышко Финиста Ясна Сокола [The Feather of Finist the Falcon].

£1,350

Пёрышко Финиста Ясна Сокола [The Feather of Finist the Falcon].

Exped. Zagotovl. Gos. Bumag., Skt. Peterburg, 1901

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Description

A beautiful children’s book, finely illustrated in colour.

Tales illustrated by Bilibin are among the most famous children’s books both within and outside of Russia. One of the nation’s most influential illustrators, Bilibin first came to prominence when some of these folkloric illustrations were shown as part of an exhibition by the Mir Iskusstva.

Description

Folio (32.5 x 25.5 cm). 11 pp., 7 chromolithographs in the text (2 full-page). Original pictorial wrappers with original envelope casing, a fine copy.

Bibliography

Cotsen 9306

 

Stock ID: 97932