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Arkhangelsky, Aleksandr (Text); Kukryniksy (Drawings).
POCHTI PORTRETY ("Almost Portraits"). Well-Meant Caricatures and Epigrams. First Edition.
Moscow: Federatsiya, 1932.

Text in Russian. Folio (12 x 9) Hardcover. Illustrated throughout by Kukryniksy. 5200 copies only. On Assev, Bedny, Bezymensky, Gorky, Deni, Zelinsky, Lunacharsky, Meyerhold, Moor, Tairov, et al. [Bezymensky, Aleksandr (1898-19??): well-known Russian Soviet poet. Participated in Russian Revolution. Proletkul't. Patriotic poetry (Komsomol, Lenin, satirical poetry). Follower of Mayakovsky. - Gor'ky, Maksim [Peshkov, Aleksei] (1868-1936): the famous Russian and Soviet writer. - Lunacharsky, Anatoly (1875-1933): the Famous Russian and Soviet writer, art critic. Was the minister of culture in 1920s. - Meyerhold, Vsevolod (1874-1940): the famous Russian and Soviet avant-garde theater producer and actor. Founder and producer of the famous Meyerhold Theater working with Mayakovsky, Malevich, Rodchenko, Stepanova, Popova, etc. - Tairov, Aleksandr (1885-1950): the famous Russian and Soviet theater producer. Founder and director of the Kamerny Theater. - Zelinsky, Kornely (b. 1896): Soviet literature critic, one of the founders of the Literature Constructivist Group (LTsK). - Rare]

Copies of this book were systematically withdrawn from libraries and bookshops and destroyed by the order of Soviet government. "Collated List of Books to Be Withdrawn from Libraries and Book Trading Network" page 316.

Item ID: 00734R

Price: $295.00

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