# 20081


Anna Pavlova

$2,750.00 AUD

Traduction française de W. Pétroff. Paris : M. de Brunoff, Editeur, 1922. Quarto, half polished calf over marbled boards, spine in compartments with gilt lettering and ornamentation, top edge gilt, the others uncut, marbled endpapers, title page printed in gold, pp. 194, woodcut decorations by D. Galanis, 24 plates with tissue guards (printed in photogravure, offset and with a lithograph by Bakst), a fine copy. Limited to 325 copies signed by de Brunoff.

A luxurious monograph on the star of Sergei Diaghilev’s Ballet Russes, Anna Pavlova, finely printed on thick paper with illustrations which evoke her vivid costumes and mesmerising performances. An English language edition was published the same year.

A single example of the French edition held in Australian libraries (NGA) and a single example of the English language edition (University of Melbourne).