Fine in Fine jacket. This is #1344 of 1750 copies signed by Erte. Long recognized as one of the great fashion and theatrical designers of the 20th century, the Russian-born artist Erte has lavished the skill and experience of a lifetime on the sets and costumes for the 1980 Glyndebourne Festival Production of Der Rosenkavalier. His innate sense of drama, flair for elegant invention and consummate mastery of theatrical design are seen to magnificent effect in his original creations for Strauss's wittiest, most lyrical opera. Errata slip laid in. Original blue cloth binding, with gilt titles. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket.
A/c jacket. Signed by Illustrator Hardcover, 4to, illustrated, 41 pages. A very fine unmarked, unsoiled copy in a like, unmarked and price clipped dust jacket. A Limited edition of 1750 copies, SIGNED by the artist on back endpaper.
G-(DJ has tanned along top and bottom edges and has some scuffs; book pages are only slightly tanning along the outer edges, and illus. are vivid; NUMBERED AND SIGNED BY ARTIST on inside back cover. ) Blue cloth, cream & illus. dust jacket, 48 pp., 81 color illus. Showcases the designs for the production of "Der Rosenkavalier" as performed at the 1980 Glyndebourne Festival and rendered by Russian-born French artist and designer Romain de Tirtoff (1892-1990), known as Erte. Includes four sets, a carpet design, and 76 costumes. With an introduction by John Cox. #688 of 1750 copies, numbered and signed by Erte.
Near Fine, Very Good+ FOLIO, 41 Pgs., Color Illus, Hardcover. Hardcover: Nice clean blue cloth boards. Title in gold on spine. Decorative endpapers. Frontispiece Designs include four set renderings. Carpet design and 76 costume designs. Nice tight binding. Jacket: Excellent condition. Price clipped. Yellowing to edges. Illustrated wrap-around cover. Metallic ' label' on lower corner. Desirable copy in protective mylar. This is a limited edition, signed and numbered. Of 1750 clothbound copies, of which only 1650 are for sale, this is copy number 1268 and is signed by Erte.
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