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Item ID: 00000c

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Mayakovsky, Vladimir.
BANIA (The Bath).
Moscow: GIZ, 1930.
First edition. Text in Russian. Small 8vo, 78 pp. Satirical play. Constructivist cover by Aleksei Surikov. This was Mayakovsky's last (during his lifetime) book.

Item ID: 00001R

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Shterenberg, Padalka, Chekrygin, et al.) N. Romanov, V. Adaryukov and A. Sidorov
Exhibition Catalogue: KATALOG VYSTAVKI GRAVIURA S.S.S.R. ZA 10 LET ("USSR Engraving for 10 Years")
Moscow: GMII, 1927

Catalogue of a group exhibition. Forewords by N. Romanov, Vladimir Adariukov and Aleksey Sidorov.
Among the artists: Aleksandr Dovgal', Aleksey Kravchenko, Aleksey Shchusev, Alexander Shevchenko, Andrey Goncharov, Aristarkh Lentulov, Boris Kustodiev, David Shterenberg, Dmitry Mitrokhin, Georgy Echeistov, Ignaty Nivinsky, Ivan Padalko (Padalka), Konstantin Yuon, Kuz'ma Petrov-Vodkin, Leonid Pasternak, Lev Zhegin, Maria Kotliarevskaya, Mstislav Dobuzhinsky, Pavel Kusnetsov, Petr Miturich, Robert Falk, Sarra Shor, Sofya Nelepinskaya-Boichuk, Solomon Yudovin, Vasily Chekrygin, Vladimir Favorsky, Wassily Masjutin, et al.

Text in Russian. 4to (10" x 6-3/4"). Stapled. Frontispiece and 3 illustrations in text (woodcuts). Artists' years of birth and whereabouts. 1000 copies only. Missing covers.

An important catalogue, rare in any condition.
WorldCat shows only 8 copies worldwide.

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Item ID: 00002R

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EZHEGODNIK OBSHCHESTVA ARKHITEKTOROV-KHUDOZHNIKOV (The Year-Book of the Society of Architects-Artists) No. 14. First edition.
Leningrad: L.S.S.A., 1935.
Text (very little) in Russian, Table of contents and indexes in Russian and French. Hard cover. 12 x 10 in, 282 pp. Contents of more than 500 illustrations of architectural projects. Cover by Mark Kirnarskii. 3000 copies only. [One of 3 issues related to Constructivism. Participants: well-known architects such as Iofan (Palace of Soviets), etc. M. Kirnarsky (1893-1941?): graphic artist, book designer. Studied in VKhUTEMAS, the famous school of Russian avant-garde. Exhibited: in 1923 (Petrograd) with Tatlin, Filonov, Chernikhov; in 1927 (Leipzig) with Al'tman, Lissitzky; in 1928 (Cologne) with Klutsis, Telingater; in 1931 (Paris) with Popova (p/h), Rodchenko, Stepanova, etc.].

Item ID: 00003R

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K DESIATILETIIU SOVETSKOI VLASTI. (Production, Art, Industry and Commerce for 10 years of Soviet Power).
Leningrad: A.Kh. (Academy of Arts), 1927.
First edition. Text in Russian. Hard cover. 13-1/2 x 10 in. XVIII, 640 pp. Illustrated (mostly photographs). Book decoration by E. Belukha. Photo of Lenin and Kalinin by M. Nappel'baum (first reproduction). Heavy volume with gilt emblem. [Kalinin, Mikhail (1875-1946): one of the top leaders of the Soviet State in 1020's - 1930's.]. Nappel'baum, Moisei (1869-1958): the famous Russian and Soviet photographer. Belukha [Nimich], Evgenii (1889-1943): well-known Soviet graphic artist. Lived in Leningrad. Book illustrations, porcelain, posters. Exhibited from 1918: in 1923 (Petrograd) with, I. Larionov, Tatlin, Filonov; in 1925 (Paris) with Kandinsky, Mayakovsky, Popova, Rodchenko, Stenberg, Stepanova; in 1927 (Leipzig) with Lissitzky; in 1928 (Cologne) with Klutsis, etc.].

Item ID: 00004R

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Menu: ARTILLERIISKII ZAVTRAK (Artillery Breakfast).
Odessa: 1889.
Thick paper. 12 x 7-3/4 in.

Item ID: 00005R

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Exhibition Catalog: 8 VYSTAVKA AKhRR (8th Exhibition of paintings and sculptures of AKhRR).
Moscow: AKhRR, 1926.
First edition. Guide-Catalog with 92 illustrations. Text in Russian. SC. 8vo, 162 pp. Pictorial cover. In this important exhibition participated such previously avant-garde artists as F. Bogorodskii, R. Fal'k, A. Lentulov, A. Drevin, I. Mashkov ('Knave of Diamonds', etc.).

Item ID: 00006R

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Kapustin, A. & Mil'rud, A.
TRI GODA (Three Years).
(Moscow) - Leningrad: Partizdat, 1932.
First edition. Text in Russian. SC. 8vo, 104 pp., photo illustrations. Constructivist cover, photomontage on the rear cover.

Item ID: 00008R

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Yarovoi, P., Loginov P.
LETCHIK (The Aviator). First Edition.
Moscow: GIZ, 1925.
Stories and poetry. Text in Russian. SC. 12mo, 50 pp., illustrated. Pictorial cover by V. Prokof'ev. [V. Prokof'ev: Graphic artist, City of Saratov and Moscow. Futurist book design. Exhibited in 1920 (Saratov) with Lavinsky and Yustitsky (head of Saratov Avant-garde school); in 1927 (Moscow) with known constructivist A. Safronova.]

Item ID: 00009R

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Nitti, Francesco.
KAK FRANTSIIA GRABILA GERMANIIU (Tragedy of Europe Part two: How France Robbed Germany).
Moscow-Berlin, Mezhrabpom, 1924.
First in Russian. Text in Russian. SC. 12mo, 242 pp. Constructivist cover.

Item ID: 00011R

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Egorov, Vladimir.
4 postcards: MAETERLINCK'S 'BLUE BIRD'.
Moscow: 1900s - 1910s.
[V. Egorov (1878-1960) was a famous Russian theater and cinema artist.].

Item ID: 00013R

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Sheet Music MEZHDUNARODNYI GIMN ('International' Hymn).
Moscow: VTSIK, 1918.
Text in Russian. SC. Large 8vo, 4 pp., Illustrated.

Item ID: 00014R

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Aleksandrov, A.]
Sheet Music GIMN SOVETSKOGO SOIUZA (Hymn of the Soviet Union).
Moscow: G.M.I., 1944.
Text in Russian. SC. 8vo, 4 pp.. Ornamental cover.

Item ID: 00015R

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Arma, Paul.
Sheet Music PESNIA O TEL'MANE (Song about Thaelmann).
Leningrad: Triton, 1934.
Text in Russian and German. SC. Royal 8vo, 4 pp. Pictorial cover.

Item ID: 00016R

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Gusev V., Chekin I., Shtok I. (text). Roslavetz N. (music).
SBORNIK LETNIKH MATERIALOV… (Plays for clubs).
Moscow: 'Teakinopechat'', 1929.
First edition. Text in Russian. SC. 6-3/4' x 5'. 111, I pp. (pp. 90-111 music). Constructivist cover attributed To Boris Erdman. Music by the famous composer Roslavetz.

Item ID: 00017R

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ONI U NAS (Mary Pickford and Douglas Fairbanks in the U.S.S.R.). First Edition.
Moscow: Kinopechat', 1926.
Text in Russian. SC. 12mo, 32 pp., illustrated. Constructivist cover by Konstantin Vialov. [K. Vialov: 1900-1976. Well known Russian avant-garde painter and graphic artist. VKhUTEMAS, 'OST'. Exhibited in 1923 (Moscow) with Popova, Rodchenko, Exter; 1924 (Moscow) with Stenberg; 1925 (Paris) with Al'tman, Kandinsky, Maiakovskii, Stepanova; 1927 (Leipzig) with Lissitzky; 1930 (Moscow) with Malevich, etc.].

Item ID: 00018R

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Exhibition Catalog: 1-YA VYSTAVKA KARTIN PROFESSIONAL'NOGO SOYUZA KHUDOZHNIKOV ZHIVOPISTSEV V MOSKVE ("1st Exhibition of Paintings of the Professional Union of the Artists Painters in Moscow".)
Moscow, 1918.
First (and the only) edition. Text in Russian. Stapled wraps. Exhibited works of many known artist including abstract works by Vesnin, Grishchenko, Pestel' Popova, Rodchenko, et al.

Item ID: 00019R

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Magazine: FIZKUL'TURA I SPORT (Physical Education and Sports) 1928 No. 32.
Moscow: O.V.S.F.K., 1928.
Text in Russian. SC. 12 x 9 in, 20 pp. Pictorial cover. Illustrated by photos: Cavalry, Soccer, Push-ball, Gymnastics (by [Mark Penson] - school of Rodchenko).

Item ID: 00022R

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Belyi A., Esenin S., Kamensky V., Pasternak B., et al.
IAV' (Reality). Poetry.
Moscow: Iav', 1919.
First edition. Text in Russian. SC. 10-1/2 x 7 in. 69 pp. (thick paper). Illustrated cover by A. Lentulov.

Item ID: 00023R

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Gnesina, Elena (1874-1967)
FORTEPIANNAYA AZBUKA ("Piano ABC"). Signed.
Moscow-Leningrag: GMI, 1943.
Text in Russian. Oblong (6-1/2 x 10) Stapled softcover. INSCRIBED AND SIGNED by author. [Gnesina, Elena: a Russian Soviet composer from the famous Gnesin family of Russian Jewish musicians.]

Item ID: 00025R

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Altman, Nathan (Organized by).
Exhibition Catalog: KATALOG PERVOY GOSUDARSTVENNOY SVOBODNOY VYSTAVKI PROIZVEDENIY ISKUSSTVA ("Catalog of the 1st State Free Exhibition of Art Works".)
Petersburg: Art Palace (previously Zimny), 1919.
First (and the only) edition. Text in Russian. Stapled wraps. Exhibited works of many known artist (Benua, Bilibin, Boris Grigoriev, Dobuzinsky, etc.) including abstract works by Altman, Matiushin, Mayakovsky, Puni (Pougny), Filonov, Chagall, etc.)

Item ID: 00026R

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Bilibine) Rimsky-Korsakov N.; Bel'sky V. (after Pushkin A.).
Sheet Music ZOLOTOI PETUSHOK ('The Golden Cockerel'). A Fable. Opera. First Edition.
Moscow: Jurgenson, 1908.
Text in Russian and French. (French text by de M. D. Calvocoressi). Hardcover. 11-3/4' x 9-1/4'. 206 pp. Beautifully designed cover by I. Bilibin. [Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolai (1844-1908): One of the greatest Russian composers. Pushkin, Aleksandr (1779-1837): the most famous Russian poet. Bilibin or Bilibine, Ivan (1876-1942): the famous Russian artist. Graphics and theater, book illustrations. Studied under Repin. Member of 'World of Art' with Bakst, Somov, Benois. Was often using traditional Russian folk motifs. Participated in many exhibitions.]

Item ID: 00027R

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Lysenko, M.
Sheet Music ZBIRNYK UKRAINS'KYKH PISEN' (Collection of Ukrainian Songs. M. Lysenko. Number 5.)
Kiev: Koreivo, 1892.
First edition. Text in Ukrainian, Russian letters. Hard cover, rebound. 13-1/4 x 10 in, 84 pp. Ornamental cover. 40 songs. [Lysenko, Mykola [Nikolai] (1842-1912): famous Ukrainian composer, founder of national school of composers.]

Item ID: 00028R

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Four Exhibition Catalogs: MIR ISKUSSTVA ("World of Art".)
Moscow, 1913; Moscow, 1915 (1st & 2nd); Petrograd, 1915.
Four different catalogs. Text in Russian. Stapled wraps. Exhibited works of many known artists (Altman, Benua, Bilibin, Boris Grigoriev, Dobuzinsky, etc.)

Item ID: 00029aR

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Exhibition Catalog: MIR ISKUSSTVA ("World of Art".)
Moscow, 1913.
First edition. Text in Russian. Stapled wraps. Exhibited works of many known artists (Altman, Benua, Bilibin, Boris Grigoriev, Dobuzinsky, etc.) including modernist works by Goncharova, Larionov)

Item ID: 00029R

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Dityakin V., Dul'sky P., et. al. (Articles).
Exhibition Catalog: 1-YA GOSUDARSTVENNAYA VYSTAVKA ISKUSSTVA I NAUKI V KAZANI ("1st State Exhibition of Art and Science in Kazan'".)
Kazan': 1st State Typography, 1920.
First (and the only) edition. Text in Russian. Stapled wraps. 6-1/4 x 4-1/2. Engraving on cover. Exhibited works of many known artist (Bakst, Benua, Dobuzinsky, etc.) including abstract works by Vesnin, Goncharova, Grishchenko, Le Dantu, Popova, Rodchenko, Rozanova, et al.

Item ID: 00030R

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Sheet Music CHANG (Fox-trot).
Rostov: Muzpred, c. 1922.
Repertoire of Valentin Parnakh: Jazz-Band. SC. 14 x 10 in., 3 pp. Illustrated cover (cubism). ].

Item ID: 00031R

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Exhibition Catalog: MIR ISKUSSTVA ("World of Art".)
Moscow, 1915.
Second edition [Second edition of a catalog means that it was printed for an exhibition if there were any changes in exhibited works or participants.]. Text in Russian. Stapled wraps. Exhibited works of many known artists (Altman, Benua, Bilibin, Boris Grigoriev, Dobuzinsky, Somov [Somoff], etc.)

Item ID: 00032R

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Miliutin, Yuri.
Sheet Music GARRY V BARE (Foxtrot No. 1: Harry in the Bar.)
Moscow: Published by the author, 1924.
Eccentric dances: choreography by K. Goleizovskii. SC, 13 x 10 in, 4 pp. Constructivist cover by [Boris Erdman].

Item ID: 00033R

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Shifrin) Pozharskaya, M.
NISSON SHIFRIN
Moscow: Sovetsky Khudozhnik, 1971

A book about a well-known Russian Soviet artist Nisson Shifrin. Text in Russian. Oblong (6-3/4" x 8-1/8") cloth. 207 pp. Profusely illustrated.

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Item ID: 00034R

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KNIZHKA SPRAVOK (Handbook of the Citizen of the Soviet Village).
Moscow: Moskovsky Rabochii, 1923.
First edition. Text in Russian. Hard cover. 8vo. 339 pp. Illustrated and illustrated cover in a style reminding folk 'luboks' and depicting peasants reading this book at their leisure. Information for all occasions, from pigs to sending a parcel.

Item ID: 00035R

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VSESOIUZNAIA SEL'CKOKHOZIAISTVENNAIA VYSTAVKA (All-Union Agriculture Exhibition 1941. Guide.)
Moscow: OGIZ-Sel'khozGIZ, 1941.
Text in Russian. SC. 8vo, 160 pp, hundreds of photographs, folded map. Pictorial cover. Book design by Nikolai Troshin.

Item ID: 00036R

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VSESOIUZNYI PARAD FIZKULTURNIKOV (Gymnastics Parade on the Red Square on August 12, 1945).
[Moscow, 1945].
Text (almost none) in Russian. Hard cover. 11-1/4 x 9-1/2 in. 60 unnumbered pages, all color photographs. Color photograph albums were pretty novelty for Russia at that time.

Item ID: 00037R

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RASSKAZY STROITELEI METRO (Stories of the Subway Constructors. History of the Moscow subway).
Moscow: I.F.Z., 1935.
First edition. Text in Russian. Half-leather. 10-1/4 x 7 in.. 452 pp. Plates, woodcuts, plenty of photo-illustrations. Book design: N. Mashkovtsev et al. Typical 'Stalinist style' book, but some photographs are still close to avant-garde style.

Item ID: 00038R

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Brik O, Shklovsky V., Tret'akov S., et al.
LITERATURA FAKTA (Literature of Facts). 1st collection of LEF.
Moscow: Federatsia, 1929.
First edition. Text in Russian. Hard cover. 8vo, 272 pp. Constructivist design of the boards attributed to Rodchenko.

Item ID: 00039R

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Mayakovsky, Vladimir.
MAYAKOVSKY IZDEVAETSIA (Mayakovsky is Mocking). 1st Book of Satire. M.A.F.:Moscow (in the future: International) Association of Futurists. Book 3.
Moscow: VKhUTEMAS, 1922.
Text in Russian. 2nd edition. SC. 6-3/4 x 4-1/4 in, 48 pp. Constructivist cover.

Item ID: 00040R

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Magazine: RADIANS'KYI TEATR (The Soviet Theater) 1929 No. 1.
Kharkov: Proletar, 1929.
Text in Ukrainian. SC, 9-1/2 x 7 in. 64 pp. Illustrated. Constructivist cover and design by Vassily Ermilov.

Item ID: 00041R

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Tchaikovsky P.
Sheet Music PESENKA SHKOL'NOGO UCHITEL'A (School Teacher's Song from Cherevychki').
Moscow: Muzsektor Gosizdata, 1930.
Text in Russian. SC. 7 x 5 in, 4 pp. Bright constructivist cover with the composer's portrait.

Item ID: 00042R

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Charentz, Egishe.
STRANA NAIRI (The Country Nairi).
Moscow: Sovetskaia Literatura, 1933.
First edition. Text in Russian. Hard cover in DJ. 8 x 5-1/2 in. 228 pp. Illustrations and DJ by Martiros Saryan.

Item ID: 00046R

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Exter, Alexandra) Aksenov, Innokenty.
PIKASSO I OKRESTNOSTI (Picasso and Neighborhoods).
Moscow: Tsentrifuga, 1917.
First edition. Text in Russian. SC, 10-1/2 x 8 in. 64, VIII pp. Plates, illustrations (12 mezzotints). Cover by Alexandra Exter. [Futurist author, artist and publishing house. Probably, the first Russian book about Picasso. [Exter, Alexandra (1882-1949): the famous Ukrainian émigré avant-garde artist. Lived in Kiev, Moscow and Paris.]

Item ID: 00047R

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Exhibition Catalog: MIR ISKUSSTVA ("World of Art".)
Petrograd, 1915.
Second edition [Second edition of a catalog means that it was printed for an exhibition if there were any changes in exhibited works or participants.]. Text in Russian. Stapled wraps. Exhibited works of many known artists (Altman, Benua, Bilibin, Boris Grigoriev, Dobuzinsky, Somov [Somoff], etc.)

Item ID: 00048R

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Bedny, Demyan (Text by).
Sheet Music KOMMUNISTICHESKAYA MARSELIEZA ("The Communist Marseillaise").
Moscow: VTSIK, 1918.
Text in Russian. SC. Large 8vo, 4 pp., Illustrated.

Item ID: 00049R

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Gan, Alexei.
KONSTRUKTIVIZM (Constructivism).
Tver', 1922.
First edition. Text in Russian. SC. 9-1/4 x 8 in. 70 pp. Constructivist design and cover by A. Gan.

Item ID: 00050R

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Exhibition Catalog: VYSTAVKA UKRAINSKOGO NARODNOGO ISKUSSTVA (Exhibition of Ukrainian Folk Art. The Brief Guide). First Edition.
Moscow - Kharkov: Mystetstvo, 1936.
Text in Russian. SC, 12mo. 40 pp., 15 plates. Pictorial cover: woodcut by K. Kozlovsky. [In this pure 'Stalinist' period of Russian art the craftsmen were still using designs made by Ukrainian formerly avant-garde artists (school of Boichuk) Ivan Padalka and Vasyl' Sedliar. Konstantin Kozlovsky: Ukrainian artist, exhibited from 1930].

Item ID: 00051R

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Playbill: IMPERATORSKII MALYI TEATR (The Imperial Malyi Theater. I. Surguchev. 'Business House').
Moscow: Levenson, 1914.
Text in Russian. SC. 7 x 5 in, 3 pp. Cover by Piotr Afanas'ev. [P. Afanas'ev (1866-1960): well-known Russian and Soviet painter, graphic artist. Posters, theater (including Bolshoi and Malyi). Studied from Korovin. Exhibited from 1895.]

Item ID: 00052R

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Movie play-bill: SINEMA-TEATR (Movie Theater 'Parisiana'.) 'The King of Night'.
Petrograd: Rodnik, 1915.
Text in Russian. SC. 8 x 6 in, 4, 4 pp. AD illustrations, pictorial cover (name illegible).

Item ID: 00053R

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Kropotkin, Piotr.
Leaflet (Mini-Poster): K RUSSKIM GRAZHDANAM! (To Russian Citizens!).
Moscow: Svobodnaia Sovest', [1917].
Text in Russian. 11 x 8-1/2 in. Appeal to defend Petrograd (former Sankt-Petersburg) from Germans.

Item ID: 00054R

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Sheet Music POKHORONNY MARSH I 'SMELO, TOVARISHCHI, V NOGU..." ("The Funeral March & "Be Brave, Comrads...").
Moscow: VTSIK, 1918.
Text in Russian. SC. Large 8vo, 4 pp., Illustrated.

Item ID: 00055R

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