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Children's Tales (from the Russian Ballet)

An early Edith Sitwell title with 8 beautiful colour plates

Author

Edith Sitwell, illustrated by I De B Lockyer

Publisher

Leonard Parsons, London, 1920
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Printing Details

First edition, first printing. Hardback, bound in quarter buckram with canvas covered boards. 25.5 × 19cm, 78pp.

Edith Sitwell's retelling of tales from the Russian ballet, including The Dance Prelude, Kikimora, Kikomora's Dance, The Swan Princess, The Dragon-Flight, The Dragon's Funeral, and Baba Yaga. The book has colour frontispiece and seven full page colour plates.

Condition

A rare first printing in good to fair condition. The buckram binding is rubbed and dull, the inner binding is secure but weakening a little. The contents are in good clean condition. All plates are present and in good order though one has a crease which has now been flattened.

Price

£80.00
 

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