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Private Press, Illustrated Books and Modern First Editions

Wednesday 30th January 2019: 10:30am GMT

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Estimate: £300 - 500

Hammer Price: £550

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Alexandre (Arsène) & Jean Cocteau. The Decorative Art of Leon Bakst, translated by Harry Melvill, first English edition, tipped-in portrait with facsimile signature and 77 tipped-in plates, many colour, a few folding, ex-library copy with label and stamps, mostly embossed, library cloth, 1913 § George W.Harris, number 241 of 425 copies, portrait and plates, some colour, captioned tissue guards, with woodcut by Harris initialled in pencil loosely inserted, original cloth, a little rubbed, 1930, folio & 4to (2)

Full Lot Details

Alexandre (Arsène) & Jean Cocteau. The Decorative Art of Leon Bakst, translated by Harry Melvill, first English edition, tipped-in portrait with facsimile signature and 77 tipped-in plates, many colour, a few folding, ex-library copy with label and stamps, mostly embossed, library cloth, 1913 § George W.Harris, number 241 of 425 copies, portrait and plates, some colour, captioned tissue guards, with woodcut by Harris initialled in pencil loosely inserted, original cloth, a little rubbed, 1930, folio & 4to (2)