Item #33227 LYDIA LOPOKOVA. W. Milo Keynes.


New York: St. Martin's Press, 1983.

1st Edition. First Edition, Very Good. First Edition. 8vo 238 pp. With 24 pages of black and white illustrations and twenty essays. Original publisher's burgundy cloth, lettered gilt at the spine with a sharp and bright clipped Dust jacket featuring a cartoon by Vanessa Bell, painted in 1927, of Lydia and Maynard Keynes dancing in a version of the Can-Can.

Jacket design by Andrew Kay

Lydia Lopokova, Baroness Keynes (born Lidia Vasilyevna Lopukhova ) ( Russian : Ли́дия Васи́льевна Лопухо́ва ; 21 October 1892 – 8 June 1981) was a famous Russian ballerina during the early 20th century and toured with the Ballets Russses.
She is known also as Lady Keynes, the wife of the economist John Maynard Keynes. They wed in 1925. She spent her remaining years after the death of Keynes in 1946 in Sussex.

Item #33227    Price: US$70.00