New York: Brentano's, . Folio. Full vellum over boards, lettered in brown. Illustrated with sixty-eight plates (52 of them colored), and numerous illustrations in text, colored and monochrome. Vellum somewhat bowed, as usual, ink name on pastedown, bookplates (including that of one Margaret Sanger appearing on each pastedown), lower board spotted and soiled, with a few patches of surface erosion to vellum; internally, apart from a few occasional marginal smudges and a couple of light splashmarks on the first prelim, a very good copy. Item #WRCLIT64643
First edition of the English text, American issue. One of 250 numbered copies with the Brentano's imprint, in addition to 310 copies issued in London, bound up from sheets printed in Germany by DR. Selle & Co. for Alexander Kogan Publishing Co. Accompanying the superb retrospective of Bakst's costume and theatre designs is a color portrait of the artist by Modigliani.