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Results for 1917-1945
Mayakovsky, V. (Editor-in-chief), Rodchenko, A., et al.
Magazine LEF ["LEVY FRONT"] ("Left Front") No. 3 (7) 1925.
Moscow-Leningrad: GIZ, 1925.
The last issue of LEF in partial covers. Text in Russian. Tall 8vo (9-1/4 x 6) Softcover. Cover design by A. Rodchenko. 1,500 copies only. Among the contributors: Kruchenykh, Tretyakov, Shklovsky, Lavinsky, Zelinsky, Kirsanov. In this issue was published the famous Mayakovsky's poem "Vladimir Il'ich Lenin. [Mayakovsky, Vladimir (1893-1930): The most famous Soviet poet, one of the founders of Russian Futurism. - Rodchenko, Alexander (1891-1956): the famous artist and photographer of Russian Avant-garde. Graphic artist, designer, painter, theater artist. Posters, books, photography, etc. Constructivist. Member of OBMOKhU, "October". Exhibited in 1922 (Berlin) with Archipenko, Chagall, Gabo, Kandinsky, Lissitzky, Malevich, Popova, Puni (Pougny), Tatlin, et al. - Cover of this magazine was reproduced in in S. Compton's book on Russian Avant-garde and in "Typographies et Photomontages Constructivistes en U. R. S. S."]

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Saryan, Martiros) Foreword by N. Mashkovtsev. Autobiographical notes by the Artist
Exhibition Catalogue: VYSTAVKA PROIZVEDENIY... (Martiros Sergeevich Saryan)
Moscow: Vsekokhudozhnik, 1936

Catalogue of the retrospective exhibition of a famous Armenian and Russian Soviet artist Martiros Sarian.

Text in Russian. Softcover. Illustrated. 1000 copies only.

Rare.

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Marenkov, Kriukov, Gluskin, et al.)
KATALOG PERSHOI VSEUKRAINS'KOI VYSTAVKY KHUDOZHNYKIV CHERVONOI UKRAINY. On the cover: AKHCHU KATALOG ("First AKHCHU Exhibition"). Exhibition Catalogue
Kharkiv (Kharkov), 1927

Group exhibition catalogue.
Painting - Sculpture - Graphics - Architecture - Photography - Productive Art

Among the artists: Aleksey Marenkov, Anton Komashka, Boris Kriukiv, Ivan Kavaleridze, Mykhailo Zhuk, Naum Sobol', Okhrym Sudomora, Oleksandr Gluskin, et al.

Text in Ukrainian. Softcover. Illustrated.

Rare.
WorldCat shows only 1 copy worldwide.

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Rodchenko, et al.) Mayakovsky, Vladimir (Editor-in-chief)
NOVY LEF ("New FEF"). Magazine of the Left Front of Arts. No. 1
Moscow: GIZ, 1927

The very first issue.

Text in Russian. Stapled wraps. Illustrated with photographs and movie stills. 3000 copies only. Disbound, trimmed, no rear cover. Content should outweigh flaws.

Editor-in-chief: Vladimir Mayakovsky.
Cover by Aleksandr Rodchenko (Constructivism).
Artists: Anton Lavinsky, Aleksandr Rodchenko, Varvara Stepanova,

Authors: Boris Arvatov, Nikolay Aseev, Osip Brik, Vitaly Zhemchuzhny, Semen Kirsanov, Boris Kushner, Vladimir Mayakovsky, Petr Neznamov, Boris Pasternak, Victor Pertsov, Sergey Tretyakov, Victor Shklovsky, et al.

Movies by Dziga Vertov, Eduard Tisse, Sergey Eisenstein, et al.

MOMA Cat. No. 715 & 759, Getty Cat. No. 593, British Library Cat. No. 278.

Rare. Not in NYPL.

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Akhundov, Ismail
Invitation for Baku Turk Workers Theater Jubilee
Baku, 1931

Size in inches: 5" x 10-1/2" unfolded

Size in centimeters: 12.5 x 26.5 cm

Text in Azerbaijani and Russian.

Avant-garde design (Constructivism with elements of Suprematism) by [Ismail Gusein ogly Akhundov].

From I. Akhundov's estate.

Very Rare

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Shifrin, Nisson (?)
Advertising for Theater Performance 'SOROCHINSKAYA YARMARKA' ("Sorochintsy Fair")
Moscow, [1930's]

Advertising for Nemirovich-Danchenko theater's performance of opera by Modest Mussorgsky after Nikolay Gogol'.
Artist of the opera: Nisson Shifrin.

Design with elements of Constructivism.

Size in inches: 4" x 13-3/8" unfolded

Size in centimeters: 10 x 34 cm

Text in Russian. 3000 copies only.

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Chaikov, Lissitzky, Tyshler, et al.)
EVREYSKAYA KHUDOZHESTVENNAYA VYSTAVKA ("Jewish Art Exhibition"). Catalogue
Kiev: Kultur-Liga, 1920

Catalogue of a group exhibition of Jewish sculpture, graphics and drawings.
Organizers: Issachar Ryback, Boris Aronson, et al.
Cover by Iosif Chaykov.
Among the artists: Alexander Tyshler, Isaac Rabichev, Lazar' (El) Lissitsky, Nisson Shifrin, et al.

Text in Ukrainian, Russian and Yiddish. Stapled brochure in pre-attached glassine dust jacket. Artists' addresses.

Reproduced in "Tradition and Revolution" (see pp. 54) and 222).

Extremely Rare, especially with DJ. Not in MOMA. Not in Getty. Not in British Library. Not in NYPL.
WorldCat shows no copies worldwide.

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Pimenov, Voloshin, et al.) Barsamov, N. (Foreword)
TRETYA VYSTAVKA KARTIN ("3rd Exhibition of Paintings"). Exhibition Catalogue
Feodosiya: City Museum, 1927

Catalogue of a group exhibition (groups "OST", "Zhar-Tsvet", "Makovets", etc.).
Foreword by Nikolai Barsamov.

Among the artists: Aleksandr Deineka, Aleksey Kravchenko, Alexander Shevchenko, Andrey Goncharov, Boris Zemenkov, Iosif Shpinel', Konstantin Bogaevsky, Konstantin Kondaurov (Kandaurov), Maksimilian Voloshin, Nikolai Samokish, Nikolay Krymov, Nikolay Piskarev, Nina Simonovich-Efimova, Petr Miturich, Rostislav Barto, Vladimir Favorsky, Vladimir Liushin, Yury Pimenov, et al.

Text in Russian. Stapled wraps. 500 copies only.

Rare.
WorldCat shows no copies worldwide.

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Deineka, Samokish, et al.) Polkanov, A. (Foreword)
KATALOG VYSTAVKI SOVREMENNOGO ISKUSSTVA ("Modern Art: Painting and Graphics"). Exhibition Catalogue
Simferopol': The Central Museum of Tavrida, 1927

Catalogue of a group exhibition (groups "OST", "Zhar-Tsvet", "Makovets", etc.).
Foreword by Alexander Polkanov.

Among the artists: Aleksandr Deineka, Aleksey Kravchenko, Alexander Shevchenko, Andrey Goncharov, Boris Zemenkov, Iosif Shpinel', Konstantin Bogaevsky, Konstantin Kondaurov (Kandaurov), Maksimilian Voloshin, Nikolai Samokish, Nikolay Krymov, Nikolay Piskarev, Nina Simonovich-Efimova, Petr Miturich, Rostislav Barto, Vladimir Favorsky, Vladimir Liushin, Yury Pimenov, et al.

Text in Russian. Stapled wraps. 600 copies only. Light waterstaining to bottom, but completely serviceable.
From the library of the artist Yulia Razumovskaya.

Rare.
WorldCat shows only one copy worldwide.

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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.

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N/A.
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). ].

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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].

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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.

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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.

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N/A.
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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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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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Troshin N., Deineko O.]
Proof (sample print) of the cover for the children's book CHTO KAK SDELANO (How It Was Made).
Moscow: Posrednik, 1931.
Text in Russian. SC. Book size: 8-1/2 x 6-1/2 in. (actual size of the proof of both covers: 8-1/2 x 13 in.). Cover with constructivist elements [by N. Troshin and O. Deineko]. Light foxing, otherwise FINE. [Troshin, Nikolai (1897-199?): Well-known designer of posters, books and exhibitions. Studied in VKhUTEMAS, the famous school of Russian avant-garde. Was Lissitzky's co-author in poster design. Exhibited from 1918 (Riazan') with Pasternak; in 1931 (Paris) with Al'tman, Klutsis, Lebedev, Popova (p/h), Rodchenko, Stepanova, Telingater, etc. Was the chief artist of the magazine "USSR in Construction". Deineko, Ol'ga (1897-1970): Wife and co-author of N. Troshin. Poster artist, book designer. She also studied in VkhUTEMAS and worked in the magazine "USSR in Construction". Exhibited in 1934 (Moscow) with Klutsis; in 1937 (Moscow) with Kliun, Lentulov, Udal'tsova, etc.]

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Grigoriev, Boris, et al.
RASEIA (Russia).
St-Petersburg: Yasnyi, 1918.
First edition. Text in Russian. 750 copies (700 + L). This is copy No. V. 13 x 10 in. 43 pp., 16 b/w double-sided and one color plates.

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Musorgsky, Modest.Sheet Music; Golenishchev-Kutuzov.
Sheet Music POLKOVODETZ (The Military Leader). Edited by N. Rimsky-Korsakov. Arrangement for mixed choir by L. Shokhin. Score.
Moscow: G.I.M.S., 1929.
Text in Russian. SC, 10-1/2 x 7 in. 11, I pp. Constructivist cover by G. B[ondarenko]. [Musorgsky, Modest (1839-1881): the famous Russian composer. One of the greatest composers of 19th Century. Golenishchev-Kutuzov, Arsenii (1848-1913): Prince, Russian poet. Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolai (1844-1908): One of the greatest Russian composers. Grigory Bondarenko (1892-1969): one of four major designers for Russian (Soviet) sheet music. Studied in VKhUTEIN (Leningrad) from Petrov-Vodkin. Lived in Ukraine. Exhibited from 1929 (Kharkov) with Ermilov, Narbut, etc.]

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Davidenko, A.
Sheet Music DVE PESNI RABOCHIKH ZAPADA (Two Songs of the Western Workers. For one-voice choir or voice and piano.) 1. March of Unemployed (Text by A. Hidas). 2. March of Rebellions [Spanish War] (Text by A. Surkov).
Moscow: G.M.I., 1933.
Text in Russian. SC. 10-3/4 x 7 in.10 pp. [Davidenko, Alexandr (1899-1934): well-known Soviet composer. Civil War participant. Studied under Glier. Author of many popular patriotic songs, especially about Revolution and Civil War. Hidas Antal (1899-19??): Hungarian writer and revolutionary. Surkov, Alexei (1899-19??): Russian Soviet poet. Wrote also texts for patriotic songs, WWII songs in particular.]

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Tchaikovsky, Piotr
Sheet Music SOLOVUSHKO (The Nightingale. For mixed choir and piano. Score).
Leningrad, Muzgiz, 1937.
Text in Russian. SC. 8vo. 5 pp. Illustrated cover.

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Stalin.
ITOGI PERVOI PIATILETKI (Results of the Fist 5-Year Plan).
Moscow, Partizdat, 1933.
First edition. Text in Russian. Cloth, slipcase. 14 x 10-1/2 in. 117 pp. thick paper. Many full-size well-done illustrations in the style of Soviet 1920's - 1930's. Illustrations and design by B. Titov. Gorgeous volume in scarlet cloth. Pompous edition.

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SLOVAR' RUSSKO-LAMUTSKY I RUSSKO-KORIAKSKY (Russian-Lamut and Russian-Koriak Dictionary).
Petropavlovsk-on- Kamchatka: K.I.K., 1926.
First edition. SC. 4-1/2 x 3-1/2 in. 57 pp.

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Zybkovetz, V.
POCHEMU ESHCHE VERIAT V BOGA (Why They Still Trust in God).
(Moscow)-Leningrad: Molodaia Gvardiia, 1930.
First edition. Text in Russian. SC. 5-3/4 x 4-1/2 in. 32 pp. Pictorial cover with constructivist elements. [Anti-religious propaganda].

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Kulish M.
97. Play.
D.V.U., printed in Odessa, 1925.
1st edition. Text in Ukrainian. SC. 9 x 6-3/4 in. 72 pp. Illustrated with photographs. Constructivist cover by N. Sokolov.

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Bezymensky, A.; M. Semenko.
POSTRIL (The Gunshot). Poetical comedy.
Kharkov: D.V.U., 1930.
Text in Ukrainian. SC. 7-1/4 x 5 in. Constructivist cover by N. Sobol'. Book design by G. Sinegub. 3000 copies. This translation is more work by Semenko than by Bezymensky. [Bezymensky, Aleksandr (1898-19??): well-known Russian Soviet poet. Participated in Russian Revolution. Proletkul't. Patriotic poetry (Komsomol, Lenin, satirical poetry). Follower of Mayakovsky. Semenko, Myhail' (1892-1937): Ukrainian Soviet poet. Futurist, founder and theorist of Ukrainian avant-garde literature. For more information see the book by O. Ilnytzkyj 'Ukrainian Futurism'. Sobol', Naum (1898-1967): Ukrainian artist. Avant-garde, then AkhChU. Worked for theater. Movie posters. Exhibited from 1918, 1n 1927 (Kharkov) with Ermilov, Mane-Katz, Tatlin, etc. Sinegub G: Ukrainian graphic artist. Exhibited in 1928 (Kiev) with Favorsky, etc.]

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Tychina Pavlo.
POEZII (Poetry).
Kharkov: D.V.U., 1929.
Text in Ukrainian. 7-1/2 x 5 in. SC. 170 pp. Pictorial cover and Illustrations (woodcuts) by O. Dovgal'. Signed for M. Sokol'nikov.

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Kudreiko, Anatoly.
OSADA (The Siege). Poetry.
Molodaia Gvardiia (Nizhpoligraf), 1929.
1st edition. Text in Russian. SC. 7 x 5-1/4 in. 96 pp. Constructivist cover [by N. Il'in]. [Il'in, Nikolai (1894-1954): Soviet artist. Polygraphy, book design. Chief artist of Nizhpoligraf publishing house (Nizhny Novgorod). Constructivist, follower of Lissitzky. Exhibited in 1925 (Paris) with Vesnin, Kandinsky, Mayakovsky, Stenberg, Exter; in 1927 (Leipzig) with Lissitzky, Chekhonin; in 1929 (Switzerland) with Klutsis, Telingater; in 1931 (Paris) with Al'tman, Popova (p/h); in 1932 (Konigsberg) with Rodchenko, Stepanova, etc.]

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RABOTY ARKHITEKTURNO-PROEKTIROVOCHNYKH MASTERSKIKH (Works of the Architectural Projects' Workshops 1934). Vol. 1 & 2 (complete set).
Moscow: [Mossovet], 1936.
Text in Russian and partly in French (explanations to pictures, Indexes). Two 12' x 9' HB folders containing 12 SC books, including introductory book and Indexes. Mostly illustrations, some in color. Near 700 pp. of glossy paper, containing, probably, 1000 illustrations (if not more than that). In this set were presented 10 major architectural workshops from constructivist Mel'nikov to 'classicist' Zholtovsky. Invaluable reference book on Soviet architecture of the period of transition from constructivist to 'Stalinist' styles.

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Magazine: STROITEL'STVO MOSKVY (Construction of Moscow). 1929 no. 5.
Moscow: Mossovet, 1929.
Text in Russian. SC. 12 x 9 in. 40 pp. Illustrated with drawings and photographs. Constructivist cover design: L. Lissitzky. This copy was exhibited at the exhibition 'The Great Utopia' in Guggenheim Museum in 1992 (Catalog No. 518).

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Khashchevats'ky M.
VIRSHI (Poetry). First edition.
Kharkov: Tsentrvydav, 1929.
Text in Yiddish, imprint in Ukrainian. Card cover. 7 x 5 in, 158 pp. Cover by G. Inger. 3000 copies only. [Khashchevatsky, Moisei (1897-1943) Soviet Jewish poet and translator. Published from 1918. - Inger, Grigory (b. 1910): Soviet Jewish graphic artist. Book illustrations, portraits]

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Roizman M.
KHEVRONSKOIE VINO (The Wine of Hebron). Fist Edition.
Moscow: V.S.P., 1923.
Text in Russian. SC. 1000 copies only. 7-1/2 x 5 in. 48 pp. Cover by G. Echeistov. Imazhinist poetry, Jewish and Biblical subject. [Roizman, Matvei (1896-1973): Soviet poet, Jewish by birth. Imazhinist. Echeistov, Georgy (1897-1946): well-known Soviet graphic artist, book illustrator. Studied under Favorsky in VKhUTEMAS, the famous school of Russian avant-garde. Exhibited in 1931 (Paris) with Klutsis, Lissitzky, Popova, Rodchenko, Stepanova; in 1932 (Leningrad) with Kliun, Malevich, Tatlin, Filonov, etc.].

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Kozlovsky S., Kolin N.
KHUDOZHNIK-ARKHITEKTOR V KINO (Artist-Architect in the Cinema).
Moscow: Teakinopechat', 1930.
1st edition. Text in Russian. SC. 8vo, 112 pp. Profusely illustrated (photographs and drawings). Constructivist cover by V. Stepanova. First Russian theoretical book on this subject. Besides other material, the book provides short biographies of cinema artists.

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Koval' M.; Jasienski, B.
Sheet Music PESNIA RABOCHIKH (The Song of Workers Schneider-Kreusot. For voice or choir and piano).
Moscow: GIZ, 1932.
Text in Russian and German. SC. 10 x 7 in. 4 pp. [Koval' {Kovalev}, Marian (1907-1971): Russian Soviet composer. Studied under Gnesin and Miaskovsky. Mostly known for his popular songs of 1920's and 1930's, and for songs about Lenin. Jasienski, Bruno (1901-1941): Polish and Russian writer. Poet-Futurist. Professional revolutionary. From 1927 lived in France and U.S.S.R.]

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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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Terentiev I.]
TRAKTAT O SPLOSHNOM NEPRILICHII (Treatise on Utter Indecency).
41 Degree, [Tiflis, 1920.]
1st edition. Text in Russian. SC. 8-3/4 x 6 in. 15 pp. Typographical design and cover by I. Terentiev.

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Mayakovsky, V; Rodchenko, A.
Magazine: NOVYI LEF 1927 No. 8-9 (Double issue).
Moscow: Gosizdat, 1927.
Text in Russian. SC. 8vo. 88 pp. 14 illustrations on 4 plates: Photos from the movies. Cover: constructivist design by A. Rodchenko. Editor-in-chief: V. Mayakovsky. Disbound (trimmed, rear cover missing). [Mayakovsky, Vladimir (1893-1930): No. 1 Soviet poet, one of the founders of Russian Futurism. Rodchenko, Alexander (1891-1956): the famous artist of Russian Avant-garde. Graphic artist, designer, painter, theater artist. Posters, books, photography, etc. Constructivist. Member of OBMOKhU, 'October' with Lissitzky, et al.]

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Mayakovsky, V; Rodchenko, A.
Magazine: NOVYI LEF 1927 No. 2.
Moscow: Gosizdat, 1927.
Text in Russian. SC. 8vo. 48 pp. 7 illustrations on 2 plates: Photos from the movies. Cover: constructivist design by A. Rodchenko. Editor-in-chief: V. Mayakovsky. Disbound (trimmed, rear cover missing).

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Mayakovsky, V; Rodchenko, A.
Magazine: NOVYI LEF 1928 No. 2.
Moscow: Gosizdat, 1928.
Text in Russian. SC. 8vo. 48 pp. Text illustrations, 8 illustrations on 2 plates: photos from the movies, Rodchenko, etc. Cover: constructivist design by A. Rodchenko. Editor-in-chief: V. Mayakovsky. Rear cover missing.]

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Mayakovsky, V; Rodchenko, A.
Magazine: NOVYI LEF 1927 No. 4.
Moscow: Gosizdat, 1927.
Text in Russian. SC. 8vo. 48 pp. 8 illustrations on 2 plates: Photos from the movies, Rodchenko, etc. Cover: constructivist design by A. Rodchenko. Editor-in-chief: V. Mayakovsky. Rear cover missing.

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Mayakovsky, V; Rodchenko, A.
Magazine: NOVYI LEF 1928 No. 12.
Moscow: Gosizdat, 1928.
Text in Russian. SC. 8vo. 48 pp. 4 illustrations on 2 plates: photographs by Rodchenko. Cover: constructivist design by A. Rodchenko. Organized by V. Mayakovsky. Editor-in-chief: S. Tretiakov. The last issue. Contains a table of contents of the whole run. [Mayakovsky, Vladimir (1893-1930): No. 1 Soviet poet, one of the founders of Russian Futurism. Tretiakov, Sergei (1892-1939): Russian Soviet writer, play-writer and literature critic. Futurist. One of the founders of the futurist group 'Tvorchestvo' on the Soviet Far East (c. 1919). Worked with V. Meyerhold and S. Eisenstein. Rodchenko, Alexander (1891-1956): the famous artist of Russian Avant-garde. Graphic artist, designer, painter, theater artist. Posters, books, photography, etc. Constructivist. Member of OBMOKhU, 'October' with Lissitzky, et al.]

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Mayakovsky, V; Rodchenko, A.
Magazine: NOVYI LEF 1927 No. 11-12 (Double issue).
Moscow: Gosizdat, 1927.
Text in Russian. SC. 8vo. 72 pp. 6 illustrations on 4 plates: Photos from the movies and by S. Tretiakov. Cover: constructivist design by A. Rodchenko. Editor-in-chief: V. Mayakovsky. Disbound (trimmed, rear cover missing). [Mayakovsky, Vladimir (1893-1930): No. 1 Soviet poet, one of the founders of Russian Futurism. Tretiakov, Sergei (1892-1939): Russian Soviet writer, play-writer and literature critic. Futurist. One of the founders of the futurist group 'Tvorchestvo' on the Soviet Far East (c. 1919). Worked with V. Meyerhold and S. Eisenstein. Rodchenko, Alexander (1891-1956): the famous artist of Russian Avant-garde. Graphic artist, designer, painter, theater artist. Posters, books, photography, etc. Constructivist. Member of OBMOKhU, 'October' with Lissitzky, et al.]

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Various authors.
OBVALY SERDTSA (The Heart's Crumbling. Futurist collection).
Sevastopol': Taran, 1920.
1st edition. Text in Russian. SC. 12 x 9-1/4 in. 16 pp. Pictorial cover. Participated Vadim Baian and other futurists, also O. Mandel'shtam. [Baian, Vadim (real name Sidorov, Vladimir): Poet-futurist. Lived in the City of Sevastopol' (Crimea, Ukraine). Participated in several Futurist collections published by 'Taran' ('Ram') publishing house. Mandel'shtam, Osip (1891-1938): a famous Russian and Soviet poet].

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Troshin, Nikolay
Proof (sample print) of the cover for the children's book NA PUTI K ZVEZDAM (On the Way to Stars by Bruno Burgel ?).
Moscow: Posrednik, 1928.
Text in Russian. SC. Book size: 7-1/2 x 5-1/2 in. (actual size of the proof of both covers: 7-1/2 x 11 in.) Cover [by N. Troshin and O. Deineko]. [Troshin, Nikolai (1897-199?): Well-known designer of posters, books and exhibitions. Studied in VKhUTEMAS, the famous school of Russian avant-garde. Was Lissitzky's co-author in poster design. Exhibited from 1918 (Riazan') with Pasternak; in 1931 (Paris) with Al'tman, Klutsis, Lebedev, Popova (p/h), Rodchenko, Stepanova, Telingater, etc. Was the chief artist of the magazine 'USSR in Construction'. Deineko, Ol'ga (1897-1970): Wife and co-author of N. Troshin. Poster artist, book designer. She also studied in VkhUTEMAS and worked in the magazine 'USSR in Construction'. Exhibited in 1934 (Moscow) with Klutsis; in 1937 (Moscow) with Kliun, Lentulov, Udal'tsova, etc.]

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Babel' I.
ISTORIIA MOEI GOLUBIATNI (The History of My Dovecote).
Moscow -(Leningrad); Z.I.F., 1926.
1st edition. Text in Russian. SC. 7-1/4 x 5-1/2 in. 78 pp. Constructivist cover by N. Al'tman.

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Altman, Nathan.
Proof (sample print) of the cover for the book ISTORIIA MOEI GOLUBIATNI (The History of My Dovecote) by I. Babel'.
c. 1926.
Text in Russian. Thick paper, 9 x 6 in. Constructivist design.

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