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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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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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Nazaretsky, V. (Compiler)
DETSKIYE PESENKI (PESNI) ("Children's Songs"). Collection of Small Songs.
Magazine Svetliachok, 1908.
Oblong (7 x 10-1/2) Softcover. Text in Russian. Illustrated. [Rare]
WorldCat shows no copies worldwide.

Item ID: 00020R

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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.]

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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.)

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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)

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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.)

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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.]

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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.)

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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.]

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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).

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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.

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Engel', Iulii.
DVA ROMANSA (Two Romances. Op. 6 No. 1 & 2. Text by F. Sollogub and V. Briusov.)
Moscow: Yurgenson, 1910's.
Text in Russian. SC. 13 x 10 in. 5, I pp. Ornamental cover.

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Bilibin, Bilibine) Metner N.
Sheet Music CHETYRE SKAZKI (Four Fairy Tales. Op. 26 No. 3.) For piano.
Berlin-Moscow-St. Petersburg: R.M.I., 1909(?).
SC. 13-1/4 x 10-1/2 in. 5 pp. Cover by I. Bilibin. [Metner, Nikolai (1879-1951): well-known Russian composer. Studied under Arensky and Taneev. Lived mostly abroad. Bilibin, Ivan (1876-1942): the famous Russian artist. Graphics and Theater, book illustrations. Studed under Repin. Member of 'World of Art' with Dobuzhinsky, Bakst, Somov, Benois. Frequently used traditional Russian folk motifs. Participated in many exhibitions.]

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Kruchenykh, A. Music by M. Matiushin.
POBEDA NAD SOLNTSEM (Victory Over the Sun.). Opera.
St-Petersburg: EUY, [1913].
1st edition. Text in Russian. SC. 10 x 7 in. 24 pp. of thick paper. On the front cover: lithograph by K. Malevich. Rear cover missing. One of the most important books in its field.

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Nikolaev V. (arr.).
Sheet Music ONAM! ONAMO! Serbian-Montenegro Hymn.
Petrograd: 'Muzyka', [1915].
Text in Serbian. SC. 9 x 6-1/2 in. [4] pp. Illustrated cover.

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Exhibition Catalog: Katalog Vystavki Kartin Gruppy Khudozhnikov OSLINY KHVOST ("Donkey's Tail").
Moscow: MUZhVZ, 1912.
First Edition. Text in Russian. Stapled wraps. Exhibited works of many famous artists such as Goncharova, Larionov, Malevich, Tatlin, Chagall, et al.

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Yakovlev S; Shvartzberg.
Sheet Music YABLOCHKO (The Apple). Burning topics. Odessa's ways.
Odessa: Svobodnaia Pesn', [1917].
Text in Russian. SC. 10 x 6-3/4 in. 3 pp. Pictorial cover. Song about a danger to be robbed at that turbulent time.

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Shevchenko A.
NEO-PRIMITIVISM.
Moscow, 1913.
1st edition. Text in Russian. SC. 9 x 7 in. 35 pp, 13 plates illustrations. On the cover: work by the author (cubism). This important theoretical book of Russian futurism belonged to Vasily Kandinsky and bears his stamp on the front cover (see another picture). This is the address of the famous Kandinsky's apartment in Moscow in penthouse under a round dome at Dolgy pereulok. After Kandinsky this apartment was occupied by Vera Favorsky, then by Vladimir Stenberg. [Shevchenko, Alexandr (1883-1948): Well-known Russian and Soviet avant-garde artist. Studied in Paris and Moscow under Korovin and Serov. Participated at the futurist exhibitions: 'Donkey's Tail', 'Target', 'World of Art', etc. Member of many associations. Professor of VKhUTEMAS, the famous school of Russian avant-garde. Kandinsky Vasily: (1866-1944): probably, the most famous Russian (as well as German) avant-garde artist.]

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Futuristov, M. (Ill. Goncharova N.).
MARSH (The March).
Moscow: Yambor, 1910's.
Text (cover) in Russian. SC. 8 x 5-1/2 in. 4 pp. On the cover: reproduction of N. Goncharova's work. Parody on futurists. [Goncharova, Natalia (1881-1962): one of the most famous artists of Russian Avant-Garde. Painter, graphic and theater artist. Wife of M. Larionov, worked in collaboration with him: theorists of 'Rayonism'. Participated in the most famous exhibitions: 'Knave of Diamonds', 'Union of Youth', 'Donkey's Tail', 'Target', etc. Lived in Paris from 1915.]

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Bem E.
VSEGO PONEMNOZHKU (A Little of Everything).
Paris: I. S. Lapin, n/d [1900's - 1910's].
1st edition. Text (almost none) in Russian. SC folder 13-1/2 x 10-1/4 in. 20 plates of illustrations. Photo on the cover. Children's album.

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SOLDATSKIE SKAZKI ('Soldiers' Fairy Tales').
Iaroslavl': Nekrasov, 1915.
1st edition. Text in Russian. SC. 7' x 5'. 16pp. Illustrated cover. Typical Russian folk fairy tales where the hero is soldier.

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Vermel', Samuil.
TANKI. Lyrics.
Moscow: 'Studia', 1915.
1st edition. Text in Russian. SC. 8 x 5-1/2 in. Illustrations by D. B. [David Burliuk]. Cover by V. Ulianishchev. Futurist book. [Burliuk, David (1882-1967): Well-known Russian Avant-garde artist, one of the founders of Russian Futurism. Studied in Munich and Paris. Friend of Mayakovsky. One of the founders of 'Knave of Diamonds'. After Russian Revolution emigrated. Lived in the United States. Exhibited on futurist exhibitions; after 1917: in 1922 (Berlin) with Exter, Filonov, Gabo, Kandinsky, Popova, Puni (Pougny), Rodchenko, Rozanova, Tatlin; in 1932 (Philadelphia) with Archipenko, Chagall, Goncharova, Larionov, Lissitzky, Malevich, Tzadkin, etc.]

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Lobanov-Rostovsky A. B., Prince.
RUSSKAIA RODOSLOVNAIA KNIGA ('Russian Genealogy Book') in 2 vols.
St-Petersburg: Suvorin, 1895.
2nd edition. Text in Russian. SC. 10-1/4' x 6-1/2'. VIII, 467 + V, 481 pp. No soft covers. The famous genealogy of Russian noblemen.

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Group od authors.
TZAR'-KOLOKOL ("Czar-Bell. Artistic Calendar-Almanac for 1914").
Moscow: Sytin, 1913.
Text in Russian. SC. 11-1/2 x 8-3/4. IV, 136, 18 pp, Folded map. Profusely illustrated. Pictorial cover by Vishnevsky. Illustrated title page by Nekrasov. Besides general subjects such as Royalty, Government, Cities, Transport, Commerce, Political and Social life, Theater, Sports, etc. the Calendar covered 150th Anniversary of the Academy of Arts and Art exhibitions. Illustrations reproduce works of Russian artists including Pasternak, Le-Dantu, Larionov, Goncharova, etc.]

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Altman, Nathan) Volkovysky, Arnold.
SOLNTSA POTSELUI (Kisses of the Sun').
St. Petersburg, 1914.
1st edition. Text in Russian. SC. 10-1/4' x 7-5/8'. 69,III pp. Illustrations and cover (Lithograph) by Nathan Al'tman.

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Efros N.
TEATR 'LETUCHAIA MYSH'' (Theater 'The Bat'). Review of 10-years artistic activity of the first Russian theater-cabaret. First Edition.
Petrograd: 'Solntse Rossii', [1918].
Text in Russian. Card covers. 12' x 9-1/2'. 48 pp. + 29 plates. Profusely illustrated (1 to 2 illustrations on each page besides the plates). Cover (light-brown color, beautifully composed) and book ornamentation by S. Chekhonin. 'The Bat' was the famous Russian Theater of Miniatures: the first theater-cabaret. Founded by Nikita Baliev in 1908, existed until 1920. [Baliev, Nikita (1886?-1936): Well-known Russian actor. Especially known as director and master of ceremonies of founded by him first Russian Theater-cabaret 'The Bat'. Emigrated with his theater in 1920. Performed in Paris, New York. Died in U.S. Chekhonin, Sergei (1878-1936 Germany): Well-known Russian and Soviet artist. Painter, graphic artist. Posters, porcelain, bookplates, agitprop. 'World of Art', 'Dom Iskusstv', 'Obshchina Khudozhnikov', AKhRR. Exhibited in 1922 (Berlin) with Archipenko, Chagall, Dobuzhinsky, Exter, Filonov, Gabo, Kandinsky, Lissitzky, Malevich, Popova, Puni (Pougny), Rodchenko, Rozanova, Stenberg, Stepanova, Tatlin, etc.]

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Two Exhibition Catalogs: VYSTAVKA KARTIN I SKUL'PTURY ("Exhibition of Paintings and Sculpture for the Benefit of Belgians - Victims of War".) 1st & 2nd editions.
Moscow: Lemercier (?) Gallery, 1915.
1st & 2nd editions. Each catalog: Text in Russian. Stapled wraps. 9-1/2 x 6-1/8. 16 pp. Photo: portrait of Belgian King. CATALOGS DIFFER IN LISTS OF THE ARTISTS AND IN NUMBERS OF WORKS. Participants: Benois, Golovin, Goncharova, Boris Grigoriev, Dobuzhinsky, Roerich, Somov, Soudeikine, Shukhaev, Yakovlev, etc. Important exhibition. 1st edition belonged to some artist who visited the exhibition and contains drawings made obviously at the exhibition. Owner's name: Ko…? (Korovin? Konenkov?]

Item ID: 00218R

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Exhibition Catalog: 34 VYSTAVKA ("34th Exhibition of Paintings of the Students of the School of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture").
Moscow, 1913.
Text in Russia. SC. 7-1/2 x 5. 42, (III) pp. Among the participants: D. Burliuk, A. Gerasimov, S. Gerasmiov, V. Pal'mov, Tatevosian, L. Shekhtel' (Zhegin), V. Chekrygin, N. Ragovin (Rogovin), et al.: the famous artists in the future.

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Magazine SOLOVEI (Nightingale") 1 & 2.
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Evreinov, Shervashidze) Kamensky, Vasily
KNIGA O EVREINOVE ("Book about Evreinov"). First Edition
Petrograd: "Sovremennoye Iskusstvo" (Butkovskaya), 1917

Book by Vasiliy Kamenskiy on Nikolai Yevreinov. Cover and portrait of Evreinov by Prince Alexander Schervachidze.

Text in Russian. Softcover. 101 pp.

British Library Cat. No. 170, NYPL Cat. No. 110.

Rare. Not in MOMA, not in Getty.

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Item ID: 00239R

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Khanzhonkov, A. A.
PERVYE GODY RUSSKOI KINEMATOGRAFII [KINOPROMYSHLENNOSTI] ("First Yeas of Russian Cinematography [On the cover: Cinema Industry]). Memoirs.
Moscow-Leningrad: Iskusstvo, 1937.
First (and the only) edition. Text in Russian. Cloth decorated to front and spine. Illustrated. Cover design by S. Kovan'ko. 2000 copies only. [Khanzhonkov, Aleksandr (1877-1945): First major Russian cinema organizer and businessman.]

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Aksionov, et al.
SBORNIK STATEI PO ISKUSSTVU. IZDANIE OBSHCHSTVA KHUDOZHNIKOV "BUBNOVY VALET". VYPUSK I. ("Collection of Articles on Art. Published by the Artists' Society "Knave of Diamonds"). First Issue.
Moscow, 1913.
First (and the only) Edition. Text in Russian. Soft cover. Illustrated (Avant-garde paintings). Rear cover missing.

Item ID: 00287R

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Khlebnikov, Velemir (Victor).
OSHIBKA SMERTI ("The Death's Mistake"). First Edition. Fine.
Moscow: Liren', 1917.
Stapled wraps. Text in Russian. FINE. [Khlebnikov, Victor (Velemir): one of the founders of Russian Futurism.]

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Group of authors.
MOSKVA. Putevoditel'. ("Moscow. Guide-Book")
Moscow: Kushnerev, 1915.
First thus. Text in Russian. 16mo (6-1/2 x 4-3/4) Cloth. XI, 703, V pp. 54 illustrations, 6 plans and 4 diagrams. (Foldout). [Afanasiev, Piotr (1866-1960): well-known Russian and Soviet painter, graphic artist. Posters, theater (including Bolshoi and Malyi). Studied from Korovin. Exhibited from 1895. - Plenty of interesting information on pre-revolutionary Moscow. Rare]

Item ID: 00368R

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Ulianov, I. I.
OBRIADOVYE PRICHITANIYA ("The Ritual Lamentations on Sending-off the Soldiers").
Petrograd, 1914.
Stapled wraps. Text in Russian. [Rare]

Item ID: 00401R

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Various authors.
RANEN GEROY ("Our Hero Was Wounded at the Battle-field"). World War One Song-book. First Edition.
Moscow, 1916.
Stapled wraps. Text in Russian. Illustrated cover. [WWI Chap-book. Rare]

Item ID: 00402R

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Anonymous Authors.
SOLDATSKIYE CHASTUSHKI. ("Soldiers' Chatushkas Written Dowd from the Wounded"). First Edition.
Moscow: Sytin, 1915.
Wraps. Text in Russian. Illustrated cover. [WWI Chap-book. Rare]

Item ID: 00403R

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Various authors.
SESTRA MILOSERDIYA ("The Nurse"). World War One Song-book. First Edition.
Moscow: Sharapov, [1914]
Wraps. Text in Russian. Illustrated cover. [WWI Chap-book. Rare]

Item ID: 00404R

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Kashevarov, Maksim.
PESNI ("World War One Songs"). Song-book. First Edition.
Moscow: Sharapov, 1914.
Wraps. Text in Russian. Illustrated cover. [WWI Chap-book. Rare]

Item ID: 00405R

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Anonymous.
NEZAMETNY GEROY ("An Unnoticeable Hero"). First edition.
Yaroslavl': Nekrasov, 1915.
Wraps. Text in Russian. Illustrated cover (Lithograph). [WWI Chap-book. Rare]

Item ID: 00406R

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Shukhmin, Christophor.
DIUZHINA NEMTSEV ("A Dosen of Germans on One Cossack's Bayonet"). First Edition.
Moscow: Balashov, 1914.
Stapled wraps. Text in Russian. Illustrated cover. [WWI Chap-book. Rare]

Item ID: 00407R

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Prokhodimets]
SKANDAL PURISHKEVICHA S BARYNEI ("The Scandal of Purishkevich with a Lady"). First Edition.
Moscow: Balashov, 1909.
Wraps. Text in Russian. Illustrated cover. [Satirical Chap-book].

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Item ID: 00408R

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Various authors.
UMER BEDNIAGA ("He Died, Poor Fellow"). Song-book. First Edition.
Moscow: Morozov, 1908.
Stapled wraps. Text in Russian. Illustrated cover. Book is incomplete. [Chap-book]

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Lenin, Vladimir.
UROKI REVOLIUTSII ("Revolution's Lessons. - One of the Root Questions of Revolution")
Petersburg: Priboy, 1917.
First Edition? Library binding. Text in Russian. Ex-library copy with expected imperfections. [At that time "Priboy" was the publishing house of the Central Committee of the Bolshevik's Party. - Rare].

Item ID: 00419R

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Bilibin or Bilibine) Burtsev, V. L.
KALENDAR' RUSSKOY REVOLIUTSII ("Calendar of Russian Revolution").
Petrograd, [1917]
First thus. Large 8vo (9-1/4 x 7-1/2) Softcover. Text in Russian. VI, 344 pp. Pictorial cover by I Bilibin. Illustrations by B. Anisfeld, I. Bilibin, Z. Grzhebin, M. Dobuzhinsky, B. Kustodiev, E. Lansere, S. Chekhonin. [The famous reprint of the confiscated by Tsarist Government and destroyed 1907 edition. - Bilibin, Ivan (1876-1942): the prominent Russian artist. Graphics and Theater, book illustrations. Studied under Repin. Member of "World of Art" with Bakst, Somoff, Benois. Was often using traditional Russian folk motifs. Participated in many exhibitions. - Dobuzhinsky, Mstislav (1875-1957): the famous Russian and Lithuanian artist. Graphic artist, painter, theater artist. Studied in Munich. One of major artists of "World of Art". Emigrated in 1925. From 1939 lived in the United States. Exhibited in 1919 (Petrograd) with Al'tman, Boris Grigoriev, Roerich; in 1922 (Berlin) with Archipenko, Burliuk, Chagall, Gabo, Kliun, Klutsis, Lissitzky, Malevich, Puni (Pougny), Rozanova, Stepanova, Tatlin; in 1923 (Petrograd) with Chernikhov, Filonov, Larionov I.; in 1924 (New York) with Bakst, Chekhonin; in 1925 (Paris) with Annenkov, Kandinsky, Mayakovsky, Popova, Rodchenko, Stenberg, Stepanova, Ilia Zdanevich; in 1929 (Copenhagen) with Benois, Somoff; etc. - Chekhonin, Sergei (1878-1936 Germany): Well-known Russian and Soviet avant-garde artist. Painter, graphic artist. Posters, porcelain, bookplates, agitprop. "World of Art", "Dom Iskusstv", "Obshchina Khudozhnikov", AKhRR. Exhibited in 1922 (Berlin) with Archipenko, Chagall, Dobuzhinsky, Exter, Filonov, Gabo, Kandinsky, Lissitzky, Malevich, Popova, Puni (Pougny), Rodchenko, Rozanova, Stenberg, Stepanova, Tatlin, etc.]

Item ID: 00469R

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Chertopolokh, Gur.
NA BUIU ("On the Buoy"). A Leaflet with the Freedom Spelling. First Edition.
St. Petersburg, c. 1906?
Stapled wraps. Text in Russian.

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Agnivtsev A.; Arkhangel'sky A.
Sheet Music I TUT I TAM ('Here and There'). Baliev's Songs No. 1.
Moscow: Baliev, n/d [1910s].
Text in Russian. 13 x 10 in. [3] pp. Illustrated cover. [Baliev, Nikita (1886?-1936): Well-known Russian actor. Especially known as director and master of ceremonies of founded by him first Russian Theater-cabaret 'The Bat'. Emigrated with his theater in 1920. Performed in Paris, New York. Died in U.S. Agnivtsev, Nikolai (1888-1932): Russian and Soviet poet. Known for his variety show songs and children's poetry. Was in emigration from 1917 to 1923. Arkhangel'sky, Alexandr (1846-1924): Russian composer and conductor. Died in Prague.]

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Vilinsky A. (music). Repinsky I. (text).
Sheet music 'VARIAG' ('Varangian'). Ballade.
Moscow: Gutheil, n/d.
Text in Russian. 12-5/8 x 9-3/4. I, 11 pp. Illustrated cover. 'Variag': Legendary Russian battle cruiser. Its crew decided to go down but not to surrender.

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