REMIZOV, ALEKSEI MIKHAILOVICH. 1877-1957.
Manuscript, "U Lisy bal [At the Fox's Ball]", 12 pp, folio, n.p., July 19, 1939, in Russian, French and German, with four ink drawings affixed to pp 3, 5, 9 and 11. Original wrappers with a collage of the artist's monogram on a silver foil triangle on pink tissue paper and a photograph of the artist pasted in the back. Minor wear of wrappers.
AN EXQUISITE CALLIGRAPHIC POEM based on the fables of Reynard the Fox and originally published in Posolon [Sunward] (1907). This illustrated manuscript may have been inspired in part by Sergei Diaghilev's famous Ballets Russes production of Igor Stravinsky's Le Renard, with sets by Mikhail Larionov and choreography by Bronislava Nijinskaya, that premiered at the Théatre National de l'Opéra in Paris on May 18, 1922.