RIMSKY-KORSAKOV, Nikolai, BELSKY, Vladimir; PUSHKIN, Alexander; BILIBIN, Ivan.Le Coq d'Or: conte-fable, opéra en 3 actes. Paroles russes, d'après Pouchkine, de V. Bielsky. Paroles francaises de M.D. Calvocoressi.
First edition, 4to; 206pp, music score with text in French and Russian, preface by Belsky, contemporary gift inscription in Russian to the Russian title-page, stamp for the Russian Musical Publishing House on the French title-page, Art Nouveau style patterned endpapers, contemporary Russian bookseller's stamp and ink notations to lower pastedown, margins trimmed; near contemporary beige cloth, title in black to spine, original chromolithographed upper wrapper designed by Bilibin pasted to the cover, some small losses to edges, corners bumped, internally very fresh, an excellent copy.£1,250
GLINKA, Mikhail; BILIBIN, Ivan.Ruslan i Liudmila. Volshebnaia Opera v 5 deistviiakh. [Ruslan und Ludmila. Phanatastische oper in 5 aufzügen].
Folio 31 x 24 cm; 255pp., title page and contents in Russian and German, ink ownership inscription to corner of upper flyleaf, title-page and content, contemporary bookseller's stamp to lower flyleaf, minor foxing throughout; near contemporary brown cloth with gilt title to upper cover and title in gilt to spine with floral detail, patterned endpapers, original wrapper designed by Bilibin bound in, faint Russian Musical Publishing house stamp to cover, a very good copy.£1,500
First edition, inscribed by both authors, each to Agnes de Mille, on front free endpaper; 8vo; 22 illustrations, mostly from photographs; publisher's blue cloth, faded at extremities, dust-jacket worn, torn at head of spine with some loss extending to the front cover, otherwise a good copy and internally near-fine.£650
A collection of 65 costume watercolours on card, some double-page, numbered in crayon from 1-33, 1-32, all signed by the artist in pencil, all with captions in Hungarian, some with pencilling on reverse, 2 watercolours lack part of the borders, cut close to the image.£3,750