BILIBIN, Ivan.

Сказка о Царе Салтане [The Tale of Tsar Saltan].

£1,350

Сказка о Царе Салтане [The Tale of Tsar Saltan].

St Petersburg Eksped. zagot. gos. bumag, Skt. Peterburg, 1905

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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

Landscape folio (25.5 x 32.5 cm). 20pp., 12 chromolithographs in the text (5 full-page). Original pictorial wrappers. A fine example.

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Stock ID: 98097