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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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Bobrinsky, A. A., Count.
NARODNIYE RUSSKIYE DEREBIANNIYE IZDELIYA ("Russian Folk Wooden Wares"). Issue XII of.
Moscow, 1914.
Text in Russian. Folio size (16" x 12") Portfolio. Eight pages of description and 34 (of 37) plates. (No. 164-200, missing 178, 181 & 183). [Rare]

Now part of the item 01627R


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.

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Erm, Leezi)
LEEZI ERM. Catalogue
1981
In preparation

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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.

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WorldCat shows only 1 copy worldwide.

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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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Rodchenko, A.)
CATALOGUE. SECTION URSS. Exposition Internationale des Arts Decoratifs et Industriels Modernes. Union des Republiques Sovietistes Socialistes. First Edition.
Paris, 1925.
Softcover. Text in French. Illustrated cover by A. Rodchenko (Constructivism style). Illustrated. [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.]

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Arvatov, Boris.
ISKUSSTVO I KLASSY ("Art and Classes"). First Edition.
Moscow: Gosizdat, 1923.
Tall 8vo (9-1/4 x 6-1/4) Softcover. Text in Russian. Constructivist cover. [Arvatov, Boris (1896-1940): one of major theorists of "Productive Art", very popular at that time; then of LEF.

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Galabutskaya, G. M.; K. N. Pitoeva.
GOSUDARSTVENNY MUZEY ("The State Museum of Theatrical, Musical and Cinema Arts of the Ukrainian SSR"). Guide. First Edition.
Kiev: Mistetstvo, 1985.
Text in Russian. Softcover. Profusely illustrated.

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Beskin O.
FORMALIZM V ZHIVOPISI (Formalism in Paintings). First Edition.
Moscow: Vsekokhudozhnik, 1933.
Text in Russian. Softcover. 24 plates. 5000 copies only. [Critical analysis: Tyshler, Filonov, Malevich, Suetin, Kliun, etc. Important book for the purpose of understanding of the Soviet policy in art in early 1930's. - Beskin, Osip (1892-1969): Soviet art critic and journalist. Editor-in-chief of the magazine Sovetskoie Foto ('Soviet Photo'). Participated in LEF ('Left Front'): the most important association of Soviet mid-1920's avant-garde writers (Mayakovsky, Brik), artists and photographers (Rodchenko) and others.]

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Likhachev, D., Salonen, H., et al.
Exhibition Catalogue: TIME OF CHANGE 1905-1930. Russian Avant-garde from Private Soviet Collections.
Copenhagen, 1988.
Text in Danish, Norwegian and English. Folio (10-1/2) x 8-1/4) Stiff pictorial wraps. Illstrated throughout.

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Vekshtein, Leonid.
GRAFICHESKIYE KOMPOZITSII ("Graphic Compositions"). First Edition.
Leningrad, 1929.
Text in Russian. Oblong (7 x 10-1/2) Softcover. Illustrated throughout. 2000 copies only.

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Shevchenko, Taras) Strakhov, A. (Design).
PROGRAMA MIZHNARODNOGO KONKURSU ("Prospectus for an International Competition for a Monument to T. G. Shevchenko in Kharkov"). First Edition.
Kharkov: Proletary, 1930.
Text in Ukrainian, German, and French. 4to (10 x 7-1/2) Card covers. Illustrated. Printed in black and red. Avant-garde design (covers and the book) by A. Strakhov. 1500 copies only. FINE. Insert loosely included (also designed by Strakhov) [Strakhov (Braslavsky), Adolph (1896-197?): Ukrainian Soviet sculptor and graphic artist. Street design, posters, book design. Cubist, constructivist. Jewish by origin, was the Commissar of IZO (Art). Exhibited in 1925 (Paris) with Altman, Vesnin, Dobuzhinsky, I. Zdanevich, Kandinsky, Mayakovsky, Stenberg, Exter; in 1931 (Paris) with Lissitzky, Popova (p/h), Rodchenko, etc.

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Telingater) Arkin, D.
ISKUSSTVO BYTOVOY VESHCHI ("Art of Everyday Thing"). Essays on the Newest Artistic Industry. First Edition.
Moscow: IZOGIZ, 1932.
Softcover. Text in Russian. Illustrated. 5000 copies only. Cover design by S. Telingater. [On Bauhaus, Lissitsky, Rodchenko, architecture, industrial design, furniture, porcelain, Constructivism, etc. - Telingater, Solomon (1903-1969). Well-known Soviet typographer and graphic artist. A founder member of the group OKTIABR' ("October") with Vesnin brothers, Klutsis, Lissitzky, Meyerhold, Rodchenko, Stenberg brothers, Eisenstein. Worked with Lissitzky.]

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Goroshchenko, Gleb.
OFORMLENIYE UPAKOVOK ("Design of Packages"). First Edition.
Moscow-Leningrad: OGIZ-IZOGIZ, 1932.
Text in Russian. 6 x 4 Softcover in oblong pictorial cover. Illustrations (including examples of design made in Polygraphic Institute, successor of VKhUTEMAS. Avant-garde cover design (Constructivism). 4300 copies only.

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Lozowick, Louis.
MODERN RUSSIAN ART. First Edition.
NY: Museum of Modern Art, Societe Anonyme, Inc., 1925.
4to (10 x 6-1/2) Softcover. Profusely illustrated. Cover design by Louis Lozowick. (Constructivism). [On Malevich, Rodchenko, Larionov, etc.]

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Lebedev, Vladimir (Wladimir Lebedeff).
RUSSIAN PLACARDS 1917-1922.
Petersburg, 1923.
Text in English. Illustrated throughout with color lithographs.

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Tarabukin, Nikolay.
ISKUSSTVO DNIA ("The Art of Everyday"). First Edition.
Moscow: Vserossiysky Proletkul't, 1925.
Text in Russian. Softcover. Cover: constructivist design [by Mikhail Sokolov]. 3000 copies only. [Tarabukin, Nikolay: one of major theorists of Constructivism]

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Likhachev, N. P.
MATERIALY DLIA ISTORII RUSSKOGO IKONOPICANIYA ("Materials for the History of Russian Icon Painting") Atlas. In Two Volumes. First Edition. Signed.
St. Petersburg: EZGB, 1906.
Text in Russian. Two original folders of elephant folio size: 19-1/2" x 14" x 2-3/4" (49.5 x 35.5 x 7 cm) approx. Each folder contains a booklet (half-title, title page and list of illustrations) and plates on heavy paper. Size of booklets and plates: 19" x 13-1/2" (48 x 34 cm) approx. There are 419 plates containing 864 images altogether. Signed by author (1916).

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Rodchenko, A.) Mayakovsky, V., et al.
Magazine LEF ["LEVY FRONT"] ("Left Front") No. 1(5).
Moscow-Leningrad: GIZ, 1924.
Editor-in-chief: Vladimir Mayakovsky. Cover design and montage by Aleksandr Rodchenko. Text in Russian. Tall 8vo (9-1/4" x 6") Softcover. 3000 copies only.

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Grigoriev, Boris) Dmitriev, V. & Voinov, V.
INTIMITE. First Edition
Petersburg: Yasny, 1918
Artist: Boris Dmitrievich Grigor'ev (1886-1939). Text in Russian. Folio (13-1/2" x 10") Softcover. Profusely illustrated with Grigoriew's works. 1000 copies only.

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Bakst, et al.) Kogan, Aleksandr (Editor)
Magazine ZHAR-PTITSA [JAR-PTITZA] ("Firebird") No. 9
Berlin-Paris: "Russkoye Iskusstvo", 1922
Cover after Boris Mikhailovich Kustodiev (1878-1927). Text in Russian. Folio (12-1/2") x 9-1/2" Softcover. Profusely illustrated. One of best issues.

In this issue: Lev (Leon) Bakst, Boris Grigoriev (Grigorieff), Boris Kustodiev (Koustodieff), Sergey Sudeikin (Serge Soudeikine), et al.

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Rowell, Magrit & Deborah Wye (with Jared Ash, Nina Gurianova and Gerald Janecek)
THE RUSSIAN AVANT-GARDE BOOK 1910-1934
NY: The Museum of Modern Art, 2002
Gift of the Judith Rothschild Foundation. Text in English. Large 4to (11" x 10") hardcover. 304 pp. Profusely illustrated. Bibliography, Indices.

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Milner, John
A Dictionary of RUSSIAN & SOVIET ARTISTS 1420-1970
Woodbridge: Antique Collectors' Club, 1993
Text in Englist. Large 40 (11" x 8-1/2") cloth; DJ. 483 pp. Profusely illustrated.

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Kravchenko, Aleksey)
KHUDOZHNIK-GRAFIK ALEKSEI IL'ICH KRAVCHENKO. Catalogue
1934
In preparation
Eel'ma, Kheral'd
KHERAL'D EELMA. Catalogue
1983
In preparation
Efros, Leonid)
LEONID EFROS. Catalogue
1990-1991
In preparation
Efros, Leonid)
LEONID EFROS. EMAL' ZHIVOPIS' GRAFIKA. Catalogue
1990 Leningrad
In preparation
Estis, Nikolay)
NIKOLAY ALEKSANDROVICH ESTIS. Catalogue
1981
In preparation
Kuchas, Antanas)
ANTANAS KUCAS. EKSLIBRISAI
1978 Vilnius
In preparation
Grekov) Tikhomirov, A. N.
GREKOV MITROFAN BORISOVICH
1944
In preparation
Manizer) Isakov, S.
MATVEY GENRIKHOVICH MANIZER
1945
In preparation
Fedorovsky) Gilyarovskaya, N.
FEDOR FEDOROVICH FEDOROVSKY
1945
In preparation
Shadr) Zotov, A.
SHADR IVAN DMITRIEVICH
1944
In preparation
Akhun) Brennert, Vladimir
SADRI AKHUN
1945 Kazan
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Domogatsky) Bakushinsky, A. V.
VLADIMIR NIKOLAEVICH DOMOGATSKY
1936
In preparation
Matveev) Levinson, Andrey
A. T. MATVEEV
1913
In preparation
Nikoladze) Urushadze, I. A.
YAKOV IVANOVICH NIKOLADZE
1940
In preparation
Frikh-Khar) Arkin, D.
KERAMIKA FRIKH-KHARA. On the Cover: SKUL'PTOR FRIKH-KHAR
1934
In preparation
Shervud, L. V.
PUT' SKUL'PTORA (The Way of the Sculptor")
1937
In preparation

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Borodin, A. I.) Zavyalova, V.
VYSTAVKA RISUNKOV KHUDOZHNIKA BORODINA A. I.
1945
In preparation
Sokolov, Vladimir)
VLADIMIR SOKOLOV. Catalogue
1939
In preparation
Alekseev, N. V.) Kornilov, Dul'sky
N. V. ALEKSEEV
1938 Kazan
In preparation
Antonovsky, B.) Radlov, N.
B. ANTONOVSKY
1930
In preparation
Berendgof, Georgy)
KATALOG RABOT GEORGIYA BERENDGOFA . On the Cover: GEORGY BERENDGOF
1939
In preparation
Dobrov, Matvey)
M. A. DOBROV. Exhibition Catalogue
1944
In preparation
Zauze, B. Kh.)
POSMERTNAYA VYSTAVKA ... V. Kh. ZAUZE
1941 Odessa
In preparation
Katonin, E. I.)
E. I. KATONIN. Exhibition Catalogue
1940 Kazan
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