(BILIBIN,IVAN)illus. SKAZKA O YSARYE SULTANYE [THE TALE OF TSAR SULTAN AND HIS SON PRINCE GVIDON AND THE SWAN PRINCESS] by Alexander Pushkin. St. Petersburg 1905. Oblong folio, pictorial wraps, wear to fragile spine else near Fine. 1st edition. A magnificent work illustrated with rich chromolithographed illustrations plus blue text illustrations. This book "gave more scope to the flow of his imagination becoming a consummate expression of his love for the art of the 17th century Russia" (p.10 Ivan Bilibin by Golynets, also repros #20-28). Nice copy. Very scarce and exceptionally beautiful.