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cover of COSTUMI DI ROMA E DEI CONTORNI.

COSTUMI DI ROMA E DEI CONTORNI.

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Published
1846
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Some wear to binding and slipcase but sturdy; contents fine. Illustrated by A. Bertini with hand-colored title page vignette and 30 hand-colored illustrations of tradespeople and street performers of Rome. A very charming little souvenir.
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cover of BERLINE DE L’ÉMIGRÉ OU JAMAIS TROP TARD POUR BIEN FAIRE: COMÉDIE EN 1 ACTE.

BERLINE DE L’ÉMIGRÉ OU JAMAIS TROP TARD POUR BIEN FAIRE: COMÉDIE EN 1 ACTE.

by SOMM, HENRY (pseudonym of François Clement Sommier).

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Published
1885
Condition
Fine
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$3,500.00

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Spine tips a little worn. One of only fifty copies on Japan paper. An attractive copy with the best possible provenance. Penciled presentation from Somm to Rodolphe Salis, creator and proprietor of the Montmartre cabaret Chat Noir, an avant-garde community of artists, writers, musicians and performers which mocked contemporary politics, official values and societal norms. This scatological comedy, premiering on Christmas… Read more
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cover of LA LOÏE FULLER.

LA LOÏE FULLER.

by ROCHE, PIERRE. MARX, ROGER.

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Published
1904
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Fine
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Professionally rebacked in compatible paper. Scattered minor foxing; a lovely copy. One of 130 copies, this nominatif copy was printed for a member of the bibliophilic society, Maurice Quarré, with his bookplate designed by Giraldon. Laid in is the announcement from L'Estampe Originale listing this work as appearing next. Thirteen leaves with seventeen embossed designs in color, "estampes modelées" by Pierre… Read more
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cover of IMPERIAL RUSSIAN BALLET IN CARICATURE

IMPERIAL RUSSIAN BALLET IN CARICATURE

by LEGAT, NICOLAI AND SERGEI.

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Published
1902-1905
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Fine
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Handsome and sturdy new clamshell box with gilt-lettered leather spine label. Remarkable collection - complete - of 95 color lithograph plates of dancers, choreographers, musicians and ballet masters of the Imperial Russian Ballet, which is now known as the Mariinsky or Kirov Ballet. Plates bright and attractive. Brief, useful penciled identifying descriptions on versos of plates. Included from another work… Read more
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cover of NOS ACTRICES.

NOS ACTRICES.

by CAPPIELLO, LEONETTO.

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Published
1899
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Fine
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Inner hinge cracked, else a fine copy. One of 40 on Japon Imperial (not to be compared to the ordinary edition). A work by Cappiello, the famous poster artist, with 18 marvelous, richly colored pochoir plates of contemporary actresses in their roles. Two are of Sarah Bernhardt, one in her role as Medea. Other actresses include Réjane, Marcelle Lender, Cecile… Read more
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cover of COLLECTION DES PLUS BEAUX NUMÉROS DE COMOEDIA ILLUSTRÉ ET DES PROGRAMMES CONSACRÉS AU BALLETS & GALAS RUSSES DEPUIS LE DÉBUT A PARIS 1909-1921

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Green silk over thick beveled boards with large inset color illustration from Natalia Goncharova's design for "Firebird". Endpapers color- stenciled with names of the dances, dancers, composers, and choreographers, and in the center that of the impresario Serge Diaghilev. Silk faded; a little edge wear on the bottom of front board. An exceptionally nice copy of this magnificent book. A compilation… Read more
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cover of HISTOIRE DE LÉON BAKST

HISTOIRE DE LÉON BAKST

by (BAKST, LÉON) LEVINSON, ANDRÉ

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Published
1924
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Folio, original plain wrappers. Fine in chemise and slipcase. Of an edition of 345 copies of the French issue, this is #72 of 150 copies on papier d'Arches vélin blanc. Mounted color frontispiece of Bakst by Modigliani and 68 full page plates mounted and in color with touches of gilt and silver, as well as illustrations in the text, many… Read more
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cover of LES VEBER'S.

LES VEBER'S.

by WEBER, PIERRE AND JEAN.

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Published
1895
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$750.00

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BELLE ÉPOQUE CARICATURE Original color pictorial wrappers bound into blue cloth and marbled boards, gilt-lettered spine. Copy number 4 of 25 on Japon Impérial of a total edition of fifty of this collection of lampoons of Belle Époque culture. The wrappers show the brothers holding masks with their names in French, English, Spanish, Italian, German and Greek. Les Veber's was the collective… Read more
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cover of HORS LES LOIS

HORS LES LOIS

by (TOULOUSE-LAUTREC) MARSOLLEAU, LOUIS AND ARTHUR BYL.

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Published
1898
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LAUTREC BOOK COVER Original lithographic wrappers by Lautrec; the illustration stretched across the front and back wrappers depicts a couple with two costumed actors before the bust of Molière. Verse comedy in one act presented on November 5, 1897 at the Théâtre Antoine.Harvard, Book Covers & Brochures, 19.
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cover of CARNET D’ARTISTE. LES SOIERIES AU THÉ TRE. PYGMALION/EXPOSITION DU 22 MARS 1909.

CARNET D’ARTISTE. LES SOIERIES AU THÉ TRE. PYGMALION/EXPOSITION DU 22 MARS 1909.

by CRÉQUY, MARQUISE DE.

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Published
1909
Condition
Fine
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THEATER INTEREST/DEPARTMENT STORE PUBLICITY Pretty color pictorial wrappers with images of dancers surrounded by an elaborate border incorporating images of Comedy and Tragedy, insects and flowers. Fine. Published on the occasion of the 1909 Exposition de Soieries, evoking the spirit of the Marquise Victoire de Créquy, the 18th century poet and woman of letters. Cover and color vignettes and black and white… Read more
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cover of DEL TEATRO TEATRALE, OSSIA DEL TEATRO

DEL TEATRO TEATRALE, OSSIA DEL TEATRO

by BRAGAGLIA, ANTON GIULIO.

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Published
1929
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ITALIAN FUTURIST THEATER Dark red cloth, cover label with lettering and device in white on black. Spine neatly rebacked, new endpapers, corners lightly bumped. An excellent copy of Bragaglia's major text on Italian experimental theater with 212 pages, profusely illustrated in black and white. Bragaglia was a key figure in Italian futurist theater. Set designer, theater and film director, and photographer, he… Read more
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cover of COLLECTION DES PLUS BEAUX NUMÉROS DE COMOEDIA ILLUSTRÉ ET DES PROGRAMMES CONSACRÉS AU BALLETS & GALAS RUSSES DEPUIS LE DÉBUT A PARIS 1909-1921

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Paris: M. De Brunoff, 1922. Folio, green silk over thick beveled boards with large inset color illustration from Natalia Goncharova's design for "Firebird". Endpapers color- stenciled with names of the dances, dancers, composers, and choreographers, and in the center that of the impresario Serge Diaghilev. Silk faded; a little edge wear to bottom of front board. An exceptionally nice copy… Read more
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BERLINE DE L'ÉMIGRÉ OU JAMAIS TROP TARD POUR BIEN FAIRE: COMÉDIE EN 1 ACTE.

by Somm, Henry. (pseudonym of François Clement Sommier).

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Published
1885
Condition
Fine
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Paris: En Vente au Chat Noir, 1885. 8vo, contemporary 3/4 red morocco over patterned boards and marbled endpapers by Champs, Paris. Spine tips a little worn. One of only fifty copies on Japan paper. An attractive copy with the best possible provenance. Pencilled presentation from Somm to Rodolphe Salis, creator and proprietor of the Montmartre cabaret Chat Noir, an… Read more
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Père Ubu

by VOLLARD, AMBROISE.

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Paris: Georges Crès Fine copies in original pictorial wrappers preserved in handsome custom clamshell case of black cloth with gilt-lettered spine and front cover in red leather. Vollard has adopted his friend Alfred Jarry’s satirical figure, Père Ubu, in these short plays, mocking the absurdity of World War I. Jarry, dead at the age of 34 in 1907, was a… Read more
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cover of FESTE DES LEBENS UND DER KUNST, EINE BETRACHTUNG DES THEATERS ALS HÖCHSTEN KULTURSYMBOLS

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Thick gray wrappers with title printed in black, flanked with design of gilt flames rising from urns. Slight stain on back cover else fine. Decorative frontispiece with a pair of caryatids bearing faceted crystals, title page, two borders and initial by Behrens. Printed in pale blue, crimson and brown on cream pages. Dedicated to the Künstler-Kolonie, an artists' colony at… Read more
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cover of JAPANESE NOH THEATER

JAPANESE NOH THEATER

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Very Nice
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$850.00

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(JAPANESE NOH THEATER) No place, no date. Circa 1930. Blue paper covers with stamped decorative motif, red string binding, measuring 10 ½ x 7 ½ inches with 28 double-fold pages. Water stain on back cover else very nice. An interesting costume and set design book of masks and costume and set elements for a Noh theater play. Noh is… Read more
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cover of HUMPTY DUMPTY CIRCUS. 10,001 Astonishing Tricks, Unbreakable Jointed Figures.

HUMPTY DUMPTY CIRCUS. 10,001 Astonishing Tricks, Unbreakable Jointed Figures.

by SCHOENHUT

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Published
1928
Condition
Fine
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Philadelphia, 1928. Large 8vo, pictorial wrappers. Fine. Thirty five pages profusely illustrated with ten full page depictions of arrangements of the animal and human performers, dramatically presented, and a double-page spread of two children playing with an elaborate set. The human figures of acrobats, clowns and animal trainers include a "Chinaman Acrobat" and a "Negro Dude". The Humpty Dumpty… Read more
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cover of Teatr Letuchaya Mysh/ N.F. Balieff's Theater of "The Bat"

Teatr Letuchaya Mysh/ N.F. Balieff's Theater of "The Bat"

by (Balieff, Nikita) Efros, N.E.

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Published
1918
Condition
Fine
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Petrograd: Solntse Rossii, 1918. 4to, decorated wrappers, decorations and vignettes by Sergei Chekhonin. Spine neatly replaced. Fine. Tipped-in photographic plates. First edition marking the first ten years of the theater-cabaret founded by the Jewish russian impressario and former member of Stanislavsky's Moscow Art theater. After the Revolution the theater continued in Paris and New York. WITH program from… Read more
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Les Veber's + La Joviale Comedie Par Les Veber's

by WEber, Pierre and Jean

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Fine
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$750.00

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Paris Two books are offered here: 1." Les Veber's". Paris: Emile Testard, 1895. 4to, original color pictorial wrappers bound into blue cloth and marbled boards, gilt-lettered spine. Copy numbver 4 of 25 on Japon Imperial of a total edition of fifty of this collection of lampoons of Belle Epoque culture. The wrappers show the brothers holding masks with their names… Read more
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cover of La Mode En Mil Neuf Cent Douze Chez Marcelle Demay

La Mode En Mil Neuf Cent Douze Chez Marcelle Demay

by Martin, Charles

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Published
1912
Condition
Fine
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Paris: Draeger, 1912. Folio, decorated paper covers with design by Charles Martin colored in pochoir and with a gilt band; silk cord at spine. The most beautiful hat catalogue ever and another wonderful Draeger publicity piece. Album of high fashion hats with four pochoir colored illustrations of the hats, tipped-in photographic portrait of Mlle. Berthe Cerny of the Comedie… Read more
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