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  1. First edition, number 30 of 325 copies, numbered and signed by the editor M. de Brunoff; 4to; text in French, woodcuts by D. Galanis, 22 plates with tissue-guards, numerous in-text illustrations and photographic reproductions; contemporary red pebble-grain morocco, upper cover with gilt lettering and calligraphic flourish, raised bands, spine panels with gilt sultana centerpiece, gilt titling, mustard yellow endpapers, edges untrimmed, modern marbled paper slipcase, a fine copy.

  2. First edition, folio (41.3 x 28.5 cm); photographic portrait frontispiece, & 77 plates tipped-in (including 50 colour); very occasional marginal spotting; original publisher's half vellum over marbled boards; small stains to vellum.

  3. Limited edition, number 217 of 500; Folio (40 x 30 cm). Half-title with limitation to verso, title with coloured illustration after Bakst laid down, full-page portrait of Bakst by Picasso, 22 pp., table of contents and 54 mounted coloured plates after Bakst. Publisher's wrappers lettered in gold.

  4. Manuscript letter in French on blue card with signed envelope; small 8vo (9 x 11.6 cm); card headed with address '112 Boulevard Malesherbes [Paris]', signed 'Leon Bakst' and dated '16 Janvier 1914', with autograph envelope stamped and addressed to 'Miss Ella Hepworth Dixon. 6 St Jame's Terrace, Regents Park, London'; slight wear top of envelope but otherwise in very good condition

  5. First edition, 4to, an additional 66 pages of illustrations tipped in. Pages untrimmed, illustrations and decorations, many by Bakst, some in colour. Original pale-green cloth boards, with gilt illustrative decorations to front and spine, spine faded.

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