BILIBIN, Ivan.

Василиса Прекрасная [Vasilisa the Beautiful].

£1,350

Василиса Прекрасная [Vasilisa the Beautiful].

Skt. Peterburg, Exped. Zagotovl. Gos. Bumag., 1902.

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Василиса Прекрасная [Vasilisa the Beautiful].

Description

An exceptionally fine example of this beautiful fairytale.

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); 12pp., 8 chromolithographs in text (4 full-page). Original pictorial wrappers. A fine example.

Bibliography

Cotsen 20421

 

Stock ID: 98100