DIAGHILEV, SERGEI PAVLOVICH. 1872-1929.
Ezhegodnik Imperatorskikh Teatrov. Sezon 1899-1900. [Yearbook of the Imperial Theater for the Season 1899-1900.] St. Petersburg: Direktsii Imperatorskikh Teatrov, 1900.
4to (280 x 235 mm). With photogravure plates and other textual illustrations by Leon Bakst, Konstantin Somov, Valentin Serov, Ilya Repin and Osip Braz. Modern half morocco over decorated boards; original wrappers bound in. Fine.
FIRST EDITION. This was the only season for which Diaghilev edited the yearbook. Many of the artists who contributed to this elaborate volume were members of the Mir Isskutsva [World of Art] group and later designed for Diaghilev's Ballets Russes.