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Serge De Diaghileff's Ballet Russe. Souvenir.

£850

Serge De Diaghileff’s Ballet Russe. Souvenir.

Metropolitan Opera, New York, 1916.

In stock

Description

Beautiful souvenir of the troupe’s American Tour of 1916-17. Including photographs of Léonide Massine and numerous illustrations of Bakst’s costumes. The enclosed programme for the Wednesday evening, January 26th at the Century Theatre features Scheherazade, Petrouchka and Carnaval. It also includes a plan of the New York theatre that was demolished in 1931.

Description

Large 4to. 20 pp., text in English, with numerous illustrations; a crease of bottom corner of five leaves. Original wrappers printed in gilt, original price ticket pasted on upper cover verso, advert pasted on lower cover verso; crease to middle of upper cover. With 8 pp. programme for January 26th at the Century Theatre loosely inserted.

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Stock ID: 90812