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Pushkin / Meyerhold / Derzhavin.
"BORIS GODUNOV" PUSHKINA ("Boris Godunov by Pushkin). Materials for Production [Staging] Edited by V. Meyerhold and K. Derzhavin. First Edition.
Peterburg: TO NKP, 1919.
Softcover. Text in Russian. Illustrated. [At that time Meyerhold was a Chief of Theater Section of the Department of Education (TO NKP).]

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Roussel, Paul
"Gipsy in the City"
[St. Petersburg, 1st half of 19th Century]

Medium: Lithograph

Size in inches: 10-3/4" x 14" (Plate mark 7" x 8-3/4")

Size in centimeters: 27.3 x 35.5 cm (Plate mark 17.8 x 22.2 cm)

Comments: Artist: Paul Roussel (1812-1867). Text in French and Russian.

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Item ID: Pr00042

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Roussel, Paul
"Stroll"
[St. Petersburg, 1st half of 19th Century]

Medium: Lithograph

Size in inches: 10-3/4" x 14" (Plate mark 7" x 8-3/4")

Size in centimeters: 27.3 x 35.5 cm (Plate mark 17.8 x 22.2 cm)

Comments: Artist: Paul Roussel (1812-1867). Text in French and Russian.

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Item ID: Pr00043

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Tarkhanov, Mikhail Mikhailovich
"To R. Aseev (?)" [Abstract Composition]
[Moscow], 1933

Medium: Starch with pigment on paper

Size in inches: 10-1/2" x 14"

Size in centimeters: 26.6 x 35.5 cm

Comments: Mikhail Mikhailovich Tarkhanov (1888-1962). Signed and dated on verso.

Artist's typeface experiments on verso

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Item ID: Ar00024

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Makarov, S. O., Rear-admiral. (Makaroff)
"VITIAZ'" I TIKHIY OKEAN (""Vitiaz'" and Pacific Ocean"). - Le "Vitiaz" et l'Ocean Pacifique". First Edition.
St. Petersburg: Academy of Sciences, 1894. (St.-Petersbourg)
Two parts in one volume. Text in Russian and French. Large 4to (11-1/2 x 7-3/4) Hardcover. XLIII, 337 pp. + 511 pp. Foldouts. [Heavy volume.]

Item ID: 00729R

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Lopukhin) Editor L. Ryabinin
10 LET SOVETSKOGO STROITEL'STVA ("10 Years of Soviet Construction"). First Edition
Moscow: Ogonek, 1927

Author: Anatoly Lunacharsky, Mikhail Kol'tsov, Platon Kerzhentsev, et al. Cover by Aleksandr Lopukhin (Constructivism).

Text in Russian. 4to (10-1/2" x 7") card covers. 326, (1) pp.

Scarce.

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Item ID: 02520R

Price: $175.00

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Gusman, Boris.
100 POETOV. ("100 Poets"). Literary Portraits. First Edition.
Tver': "Oktiabr'", 1923.
Including bibliography for 1913-1922. Text in Russian. Softcover. Illustrated cover (Suprematism style) by M. Sokolov. 291, XXIX, (II) p. 3000 copies only. [Among poets: Mayakovsky, Kruchenykh, Burliuk, et al. - Sokolov, Mikhail (1885-1947): well known Russian Soviet Avant-garde artist.]

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Kruchenykh, Alexey.
15 LET RUSSKOGO FUTURIZMA ("15 Years of Russian Futurism"). First Edition.
Moscow: VSP, 1928.
Text in Russian. 16mo (6-3/4 x 5-1/4) wraps. Illustrated by G. Klutsis, I. Terentiev, V. Khlebnikov, M. Siniakova. Cover design by G. Klutsis. 1000 copies only. [Kruchenykh, Alexei (1886-1968): The famous Russian writer, one of the founders of Russian Futurism. - Klutsis (Klucis), Gustav (1895-1938): Well-known Soviet artist. Graphic artist, street and book designer, posters, agitprop. Studied in VKhUTEMAS, the famous school of Russian avant-garde. Circle of Malevich and Lissitzky. Invented color photomontage. Participated in many exhibitions, domestic and abroad: in 1922 (Berlin) with Archipenko, Chagall, Filonov, Gabo, Kandinsky, Lissitzky, Malevich, Popova, Puni (Pougny), Rodchenko, Rozanova, Tatlin, etc. - Terentiev, Igor' (1892-1941): Russian and Soviet poet, artist, theater producer. One of the founders of futurist group "41 degree" in Tiflis with Kruchenykh, Zdanevich; worked in LEF with Mayakovsky, Rodchenko; in GINKhUK (Petrograd) with Malevich, Matiushin, Tatlin. Studied from Gurdjieff in Tiflis. - Khlebnikov, Velemir (1885-1922): The famous Russian poet-futurist]

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Punin N. (2 books about Tatlin).
1st BOOK. TATLIN. PROTIV KUBIZMA (Tatlin. Against Cubism). 2nd BOOK. PAMIATNIK III INTERNATIONALA (Monument of the Third International).
1st BOOK. Petersburg: Gosudarstvennoie Izdatel'stvo, 1921. 2nd BOOK. Petersburg: IZO NKP, 1920.
1st BOOK. 1st edition. Text in Russian. SC. 1. 12 x 9-1/4 in. 25, I pp. 16 plates. 2nd BOOK. 1st edition. Text in Russian. SC. 11 x 8-1/2 in. [6] pp. Illustrated. Tatlin's project on the cover.

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Rodchenko, A.
2 Pieces of Ephemera: State airline 'Dobrolet': 1. Letterhead. 2. Stock Certificate.
1. Moscow, [1923]. 2. Moscow, 1925.
Text in Russian. 1. 6-1/2" x 8". 2. 8-1/4' x 5-1/2'. [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.]

Item ID: 00164R

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Mayakovsky, Vladimir.
255 STRANITS MAYAKOVSKOGO ("255 Pages of Mayakovsky"). First Edition.
Moscow: GIZ, 1923.
Text in Russian. Soft cover. 255 pp. Frontispiece: Photo of Mayakovsky.

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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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Kruchenykh, Alexey.
500 NOVYKH OSTROT... ("500 New Jokes and Puns of Pushkin"). First Edition.
Moscow: MAF, 1924.
Author: Aleksey Kruchenykh. Text in Russian. Softcover. 2000 copies only. Published by Moscow Association of Futurists (MAF).

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Item ID: 01547R

Price: $345.00

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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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N/A.
A PAGEANT OF YOUTH (Photo-album).
Moscow and Leningrad: State Art Publishers, 1939.
1st edition. Text in English. HB. 10-1/4 x 8 in. [96] pp.; 135+ photographs; [Design by Rodchenko].

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Rodchenko)
A PAGEANT OF YOUTH (Photo-album). First Edition.
Moscow-Leningrad: State Art Publishers, 1939.
Text in English. 4to (10-1/4 x 7-3/4) Decorated cloth. [96] pp.; 135+ photographs, illustrated epps. [Design and some photos by A. Rodchenko]. Good, waterstained. [Rodchenko, Alexander (1891-1956): the famous artist and photographer of Russian Avant-garde. Constructivist. Graphic artist, designer, painter, theater artist. Posters, books, photography, etc. Member of OBMOKhU, "October" with Klutsis, Lissitzky, Stenberg brothers, et al.]

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Erenburg, Ilia.
A VSE-TAKI ONA VERTITSIA ("And Yet, It Moves"). First Edition.
Berlin: Gelikon, 1922.
Text in Russian. Softcover. Illustrated with plates. Cover by Fernand Leger. One plate missing. [Some typographical experiments in text: different size of letters.]

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Scriabin) Yakovlev, Vasily.
A. N. SCRIABIN.
Moscow (- Leningrad): GIZ, 1925.
1st edition. Text in Russian. SC. 2000 copies. 8-1/4' x 6-1/4'. 98, I pp. Illustrated cover with Cubo-Futurist design. Pp. 75-80: Chronology; 81-87: List of Scriabin's works; 89-98: Bibliography.

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Lincoln, Abraham) Hoffman
ABRAMS LINCOLNS ("Abraham Lincoln, Slave Liberator")
Riga, 1892

Text in Latvian. Softcover.

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Item ID: 03925R

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Anonymous
Advertising poster "All Smoke Cigarettes BOB"
Riga: A-s Mundel & Ko., [c. 1930]

Medium: Color Lithograph on thick paper

Size in inches: 12-1/2" x 9-1/2"

Size in centimeters: 32 x 24 cm

Text in Latvian. Unframed.

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Item ID: Pr00424

Price: Upon Request

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Budko) Ravnitsky, I. & Bialik, Ch. (Compilers)
AGADA ("Haggadah"). Vol. 1 & 2
Berlin: S. D. Zal'tsman, 1922
Two volumes (all published). Text in Russian. Square 8vo cloth-backed boards; original dust jackets. 221, (3) pp. + 200 pp. Illustrations by Joseph Budko.

Rare, especially with jackets.

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Item ID: 01728R

Price: $1,345.00

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Telingater) Kirsanov, Semion.
AKTIV ("The Activists". Poem).
Moscow: OGIZ "Molodaya Gvardia", 1930.
First Edition. Text in Russian. 24mo (5-3/4 x 4-1/4) Hardcover. Design by Solomon Telingater. [Telingater, Solomon (1903-1969). Well-known Soviet typographer and graphic artist. A founder member of the group OKTIABR' ("October") with Vesnin brothers, Klutsis (Klucis), Lissitzky, Meyerhold, Rodchenko, Stenberg brothers, Eisenstein. Worked with Lissitzky.]

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Nappelbaum, et al.)
AL'BOM REVOLIUTSIONNOY ROSSII (Album of Revolutionary Russia"). Photo-album
No place or date (1919?)
Text in Russian and English. Oblong (10-7/8" x 14") cloth-backed boards. Illustrated throughout with photographs (photographs of Lenin by Moisey Nappelbaum, Trotsky, et al.) .

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Item ID: 03596R

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Various Authors and Documents
AL'MANAKH. SBORNIK PO ISTORII ANARKHICHESKOGO DVIZHENIYA V ROSSII ("Almanach Anarchiste") I.
Paris, 1909

Text in Russian. 4to 910" x 6-12") Softcover. 191, (1) pp. Illustrated with photographs. Tiny private library stamp.

Rare publication, banned in Russia.

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Item ID: 03948R

Price: $275.00

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Schatz, Otto Rudolph
ALBUM Containing 11 Erotic Watercolors
Prague, 1941

Medium: Watercolors

Size in inches: 16-3/4" x 11" each

Size in centimeters: 42.5 x 28 cm each

Comments: Otto Rudolph Schatz (1900 Wien - 1961 Wien). Well-known and well listed artist. The album was made by the artist himself. (Hand made covers, decorated endpapers). Contains 15 sheets: 11 erotic watercolors and one sheet with author's name, place, and year (O. R. Schatz. Prag, 1941), and 3 blank pages.

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Item ID: Ar00026

Price: Upon Request

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Yakusheva, Aleksandra
ALI MAGERAM (Portrait). Drawing
[Baku], 1933

Medium: Pencil on paper

Size in inches: 15-1/8" x 12-3/4"

Size in centimeters: 38.4 x 32.4 cm

Comments: Artist: Alexandra Iakusheva (1900-1986). Initialed and titled on front, signed and dated on verso. Unframed.

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Item ID: Ar00161

Price: Upon Request

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Makelis, Vladislavs (Editor)
AMNESTIJAS JAUNA GVARDE ("Amnesty New Guard") Decembri
Riga, 1928

Text in Latvian. Folio (12" x 9") folded. Avant-garde cover by [Ernest Kalis].

Similar items: Fraser 2014 p. 123.

Rare
WorldCat shows no copies worldwide.

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Apushkin, Ya; et al.
ANTIRELIGIOZNY SBORNIK ("The Anti-Religious Collection"). First Edition.
[Moscow]: Teakinopechat', 1930.
Softcover. Text in Russian. Cover: constructivist design.

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Polupanov, S. N.
ARCHITEKTURNIYE PAMIATNIKI ("The Architectural Monuments of Samarkand"). Photo-album. First Edition.
Moscow: Academy of Architecture, 1948.
Text in Russian. Folio (13-3/4 x 10-1/4) Decorated hardcover. Decorated epps. Illustrated throughout.

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ARKHFAK AKADEMII KHUDOZHESTV. SBORNIK KOMPOZITSIONNYKH RABOT STUDENTOV. (Academy of Arts. Architectural Department. Collection of Students' Works on Composition.)
Leningrad: Akademia Khudozhestv, 1929.
First (and the only) Edition. Text in Russian. Card covers. Architectural projects. Profusely illustrated. Constructivist cover by O. Rubanchik. Book design by M. Minkus. 1000 copies only.

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Vesnin, A. (cover)
ARKHITEKTURA ("Architecture") Monthly No. 1-2.
Moscow Architecture Society, 1923.
Text in Russian. Folio (13 x 9-3/4) Stapled wraps. Illustrated. Cover design by Alexander Vesnin. 2000 copies only. [One of two volumes ever published. Early architectural source]

Item ID: 01067R

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Gessen, L. I.
ARKHITEKTURA KNIGI ("Architecture of the Book"). First Edition
Moscow-Leningrad: GNTI, 1931

Text in Russian. Tall 8vo (9" x 6") cloth. 439, (1) pp. Illustrated. 4000 copies only. Spine repaired with cloth strip.

Rare.
WorldCat shows only 3 copies worldwide.

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Item ID: 04601R

Price: $345.00

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Dokuchaev, N., Prof.
ARKHITEKTURA. RABOTY... ("Architecture. Works of the Architecture Department of VKhUTEMAS 1920-1927"). First Edition.
Moscow: VKhUTEMAS, 1927.
Text in Russian. Large 8vo (9-1/2 x 6-3/4) Softcover. Illustrated throughout. 1000 copies only. [VKhUTEMAS, the famous school of Russian Avant-garde.]

Item ID: 01227R

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ARODNEEKU DOMAS. May 1925. The only published Issue
Riga: RABCB, 1925

Only one issue ever published.

Text in Latvian. Stapled booklet. Avant-garde design to front (Constructivism).

Rare.
WorldCat shows no copies worldwide.

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Yakovlev, M. A. (Editor)
ARTSHKOLA or ART-SHKOLA. No. 1 (Jubilee) Devoted to 5 Years of the Petrograd Artshkola
Petrograd, 1923
Only one issue ever published? Text in Russian. Folio (12-1/4" x 10-1/4") stapled wraps. Illustrated covers.

Because of political reasons publishing of many early Soviet magazines was stopped, all published issues were destroyed and very few survived.

Very Rare. Not in MOMA, not in Getty, not in British Library, not listed in PPS, not listed in Smits.

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Item ID: 01910R

Price: $345.00

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Boim, Solomon
At Neva River [Wartime Leningrad series]
Leningrad, 1944

Medium: Pencil on paper

Size in inches: 6-7/8" x 9"

Size in centimeters: 17.5 x 22.9 cm

Comments: WW2 drawing.
Artist: Solomon Samsonovich Boim (1899-1978). Signed on verso Initials, year, and place on front, signature, year, and title on verso

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Item ID: Ar00078

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Beme, Yakov (Jacob Boehme or Bohme)
AURORA
Moscow: Musaget, 1914

Text in Russian. Large 8vo (9" x 7") Softcover. XV, 406, (8) pp.; engraved portrait. Copy 175 from 337 numbered copies.

Very Rare.

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Item ID: 02879R

Price: $2,245.00

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Pressac, Jean-Claude
AUSCHWITZ: Technique and Operation of the Gas Chambers
New York: The Beate Klarsfeld Foundation, 1989

Text in English. Large oblong (11-3/4" x 18") softcover. 564 pp. Profusely illustrated with detailed architectural drawings and plans, documents, photographs, etc. Bibliography. Heavy volume. Decent looking ex-library copy with expected imperfections, tight and clean inside. Library loss, your gain.

Scarce and highly sought-after book.

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Item ID: 04441

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Roerich, Nicholas.
AUTOGRAPH.
[Naggar, Kulu, Punjab, Br. India], 1931
1 leaf, 1 side, June 11th 1931. 5-1/2" x 8-3/8".

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Vereisky, Georgy
AVIATSIONNY PARAD ("Air Display")
[Leningrad], 1934

Medium: Lithograph

Size in inches: 17-1/4" x 12-1/2"

Size in centimeters: 44 x 32 cm

Comments: Artist: Georgiy Vereiskiy. Text in Russian. Dated and signed by artist in the stone. Inscription (title and media) on verso. Unframed.

Rare.

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Item ID: Pr00226

Price: $495.00

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Moor, Dmitry (Text and Drawings).
AZBUKA KRASNOARMEITSA ("Red Army Soldier's ABC")
Moscow: GIZ, 1921.
First Edition. Text in Russian. Stapled wraps. Illustrated. Covers missing. [Moor (Orlov), Dmitry (1883-1946): famous Russian Soviet graphic artist, illustrator, poster artist. Works with Mayakovsky in ROSTA Windows. Satire, caricatures.]

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Orlovets, P.
BABII CHUDESA ("Old Womens' Miracles"). Comedy. First Edition.
Moscow: GIKhL, c. 1930.
Stapled wraps. Text in Russian. Pictorial cover.

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Marshak, Samuil; Lebedev, Vladimir.
BAGAZH ("The Artist V. Lebedev is Making the Book BAGAZH [Luggage]").
Moscow: Sovetsky Khudozhnik, 1982.
Stapled wraps. Text in Russian. Profusely illustrated. [Illustrations include the reprint of the famous Marshak's book illustrated by Lebedev. - Marshak, Samuil (1886-1964): Famous Russian Soviet poet. Jewish by origin. Especially well-known for his children's poetry and translations into Russian.]

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Nikolaev, Alexey.
BAT'KO MAKHNO. First Edition.
Riga: Laikmets, n/d.
Text in Russian. Softcover. Cover: Portrait of Nestor Mahno.

Item ID: 01283R

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Il'in, Rodchenko, et al.) Gorky, Maksim, wet al. (Edited by)
BELOMORSKO-BALTIYSKIY KANAL... ("White Sea - Baltic Canal... The History of Its Construction"). First Edition
Moscow: IFZ, 1934

Authors: Maxim Gor'kiy, Sergey Budantsev, Vera Inber, Valentin Kataev, Victor Shklovsky, Aleksey Tolstoy, Kornely Zelinsky, et al. Artist and photographers: Nikolay Ilyin, Aleksandr Rodchenko, et al. Text in Russian. Cloth decorated with embossing. 614, [2] pp. Illustrated with photographs and folded map.
The history of construction by political prisoners of the infamous "Imeni Stalina" canal.

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Item ID: 01865R

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Gordin, V. L.]
BEOBI. GRAMMATIKA YAZYKA CHELOVECHESTVA "AO" ("The Grammar of the Language of the Mankind"). First Edition
Moscow: Chelovechestvo (Pananarchisty), [1918]
Text in Russian. 6" x 4-3/4" stapled. Illustrated with charts.
A book on a "cosmic" language seems to be invented by the author for international and cosmic communications. The language strongly connected with numbers. A kind of experiment probably close to zaum' by Khlebnikov, Kruchenykh, et al. A very unusual book. (The only reference found is the article by Sergej Kuznecov "Linguistica Cosmica".)

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Item ID: 01858R

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Gordin, V. L.]
BEOBI. GRAMMATIKA YAZYKA CHELOVECHESTVA "AO" ("The Grammar of the Language of the Mankind"). First Edition
Moscow: Chelovechestvo (Pananarchisty), [1918]

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Text in Russian. 6" x 4-3/4" stapled. Illustrated with charts.
A book on a "cosmic" language seems to be invented by the author for international and cosmic communications. The language strongly connected with numbers. A kind of experiment probably close to zaum' by Khlebnikov, Kruchenykh, et al. A very unusual book. (The only reference found is the article by Sergej Kuznecov "Linguistica Cosmica".)

Extremely Rare. Not in MOMA, not in Getty, not in British Library.

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Item ID: c00132

Price: $50.00

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Pozharsky) Heydemarck [Heydemark, Heydemarch], Haupt, Oberstleutnant
BIPLAN C666 ("Doppeldecker C666")
Moscow-Leningrad: GIz, 1926
Text in Russian. Softcover. Avant-garde cover by Sergey Pozharskiy. 5000 copies only.

Rare, especially in such condition. Not in MOMA, not in Getty, not in British Library.

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Item ID: 01845R

Price: $295.00

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Babel (Babel'), Isaac.
BLUZHDAIUSHCHIYE ZVIOZDY ("Wondering Stars"). Film Script.
Moscow: Kinopechat', 1926.
First (and the only) Edition. Text in Russian. Soft Cover. Cover and Illustrations by A. Bykhovsky. [A. Bykhowsky - Jewish Avant-Garde Artist. Friend of Marc Chagall.]

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Lenin, Vladimir.
BOL'SHEVIKI ("The Bolsheviks Should Take the Power. - Marxism and Insurrection")
Kharkov: Proletary, 1924.
First thus. Stapled wraps. Text in Russian. Pictorial cover (Avant-garde design).

Item ID: 00415R

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