Viking. London. 1987. First English language edition. Translated from the Russian. Hardback; purple cloth-bound boards, dust jacket. 248 pages. 181 mainly colour plates, several b&w text illustrations. English. 295 x 220mm. 1.4kg. 0670810193. Very good, in very good dust jacket; slight shelf wear, some dustiness and spotting to top edge.
An illustrated survey of the work of Leon Bakst. Bakst's art works are generously illustrated and, alongside his more widely known set and costume designs, are his book illustrations, paintings and portraits. From the library of theatre designer David Collis, with his dated signature in pencil to front endpaper.