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Russian Composers and Poets.
SHEET MUSIC COLLECTION.
1890s - 1940s.
Russian and Soviet vocal music: popular songs, arias, ballads, choral music, folk songs, etc. by various Russian and Soviet composers. From 1890s to 1945. Approximately 3,000 items (all different).

Item ID: SC00004

Price: $100,000.00

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Various Authors and Artists
EZHEGODNIK IMPERATORSKIKH TEATROV ("Annuals of Imperial Theaters"). 57 Issues
St. Petersburg, 1896-1914

57 issues offered.

Text in Russian. Illustrated.

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Item ID: 03245R

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Bilibin, Erdman, Masiutin, Lansere, et al.) Various Artists, Composers and Authors
Collection of 164 Russian and Soviet Sheet Music with Artistic Covers
Various places and years

Various composers and authors.
Covers by R. Adamek, Antipov, Grigory Berkovich, Ivan Bilibin, Grigory Bondarenko, Georgy Echeistov, Boris Erdman, Aleksandr Frolov, Yevgeny Holstein, A. Ivanov, Ivan Ivanov-Vano, Nikolay Kashcheev, Yevgeny Lanceray, Maksim Litvak, M. Loginov, Wassili Masjutin, K. Mironov, I. K. Mrochkovsky, Nikolay Rogachev, V. Shene, Dmitry Shokhin, Sergei Storozhenko, Boris Titov, Tsarevich, G. Vasiliev, et al.

Some images were reproduced in various sources:
DAPA No. 11 (see pp. 71, 75, 78, and 84);
Decorative Art (p. 48 and rear cover),
Oblozhka (The Cover) (p. 151).

Also, 15 covers from this group were reproduced in "Neizvestnaya..." (see the images).

Abramov, Yu. - Agnivtsev, N. - Albeniz, J. - Aleksandrov, N. - Alekseev, V. - Ananiev, V. - Anatoliev - Antokol'sky [Antokolsky], P. - Arensky, A. - Arkhangelsky [Arkhangel'sky], A. - Artemovsky, S. - Azerskaya, N. - Balmont [Bal'mont], K. - Baliev [Balieff], N. - Ballard, R. - Bedny, D. - Bely, V. - Benatzky [Benatsky], R. - Berdnikov, Ya. - Berezko, G. - Bessmertny, M. - Beyer, F. - Blanter, M. - Blazhevich, O. - Blok, A. - Boito, A. - Bolotin, S. - Borisov, B. - Borisov, Ye. - Botari, J. de - Catoire, G. - Celli, A. - Chernyshev, F. - Chervinsky, M. - Cui, C. - D'Aktil', A. - d'Hervelois, De Caix - Davidenko, A. - Davidivich, G. - de Lisle, R. - Dorfman, E. - Doronin, I. - Douglas Fairbanks - Drutskaya, V. - Dubourg, Ch. - Dunaevsky, I. - Engel'[Engel], Yu. - Esenin [Yesenin], S. - Feon, A. - Fomin, B. - Franko, I. - Frenkel', I. - Genderson, R. - Gerasimov, M. - Gerken, Ye. - German, P. - Gidash, A. - Glan, N. - Gornshtein, V. - Govorov, Yu. - Granados, E. - Grechaninov, A. - Grigo, R. - Gurvich, A. - Ionov, I. - Ippolitov-Ivanov, M. - Iskomarov, B. - Iwanow, W. [Ivanov, V.] - Kagan, I. - Kalman, Imre - Khachaturian, A. - Khait, Yu. - Khlebnikov, N. - Khrennikov, T. - King, Robert - Knaub, O. - Kompaneets, Z. - Korchmarev, K. - Kornilov, I. - Koval [Koval'], M. - Kovner, I. - Kozlovsky, A. - Krasev, M. - Kriukov, V. - Kruchinin, V. - Kunina, I. - Lakhtin, M. - Lebedev-Kumach, V. - Legar, F. - Lensky, V. - Levin, A. - Levin, M. - Liubavsky, A. - Liubovsky, A. - Lobachev, G. - Maikow [Maikov, Maykov], A. - Makovsky, S. - Malakhov, K. - Mary Pickford - Mashkevich, G. - Medtner, N. - Meyerhold Theater - Miliutin, Yu. - Minaev, D. - Mints, O. - Mjaskowsky, [Miaskovsky], N. - Nikolaevsky, M. - Nivelsky, M. - Offenbach, J. - Olenin, D. - Olenin, K. - Orlansky, S. - Orlova, L. - Osenin, O. - Ovenberg, A. - Padilla, J. - Pavliny Khvost [Peacock's Tail]- Pergament, V. - Petipa, M. - Petrov, A. - Petunin, E. - Pissareff, M. - Platov, A. - Plevitskaya, N. - Podrevsky, K. - Podrevsky, K. - Pokrass, D. - Prisowski, W. [Prisovsky, V.] - Profes, A. - Prozorovsky, B. - Ramos - Ravel, M. - Rebikow, W. - Reinits, B. - Riabov, A. - Rimsky-Korsakov, N. - Rokhman, L. - Rukin, P. - Russat, E. - Schertzinger, V. - Scott, C. - Shatrov, I. - Shekhter, B. - Shishov, I. - Sizov, N. Skrjabin [Skriabin], A. - Smirnova, G. - Starokadomsky, M. - Stravinsky, I. - Strel'nikov [Strelnikov], N. - Szanto, T. - The Thief of Bagdad - Tikhonova, O. - Timofeev, B. - Tipot, V. - Titov, A. - Tsarman, A. - Tschaikowsky [Chaikovsky], P. - Tscherepnin [Cherepnin], N. - Turganov, B. - Ugriumov, D. - Utesov, L. - Vakhliuev, P. - Verhaeren, E. - Verlaine, P. - Vil'bushevich [Vilbushevich], E. - Viul'ter [Viulter], A. - Vladimirov, N. - Wassilenko [Vasilenko], S. - Yakovlev, N. - Yegorov, A. - Zawadski, M. - Zfasman [Tsvasman], A. - et al.

Rare.

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Item ID: SM00058

Price: $14,995.00

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Bakst, Leon) Alexandre, Arsene and Jean Cocteau
THE DECORATIVE ART OF LEON BAKST. (With Original Watercolor)
London: The Fine Art Society, 1913
Artist: Leon [Lev Samoilovich] Bakst (1866-1924). Text in English. Elephant Folio (16" x 11" or 40.5 x 28 cm) original full vellum, embossed with decoration in gilt to boards and spine; top edge gilt, others uncut; slipcase.

Frontispiece portrait of Bakst, woodcut headpieces by Bakst, 77 tipped-in color and monochrome plates from original drawings, plus original watercolor signed by the artist.

"Of this Edition de Luxe, containing an Original Drawing in Water-colour by Monsieur Leon Bakst, 80 copies only have been printed for all countries".
(Because the book was published in French and English, this copy is probably one of 40).

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Item ID: 01602R

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Galadzhev, Vialov, Yutkevich, Roslavetz, et al.) Editing Managers: E. Beskin, B. Kotsyn, M. Zagorsky
VESTNIK RABOTNIKOV ISKUSSTV ("Art Workers' Herald [Bulletin]"). 21 Issues
Moscow: Central Committee of the All-Russian Union of Workers of Arts, 1920-1926

1920-21: 1 (!), 2-3, 4-6; 1923: 5-6; 1924-25: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5-6, 7, 8, 9, 10; 1926: 5, 6, 7.

Text in Russian. Softcover and stapled wraps. Sizes (approximately): 11" x 8" (1), 10-1/2" x 7" (3), 13-3/4" x 10-1/2" (5), 12" x 9" (7). Mostly Avant-garde covers (Constructivism). Profusely illustrated with photo-montages, photographs, drawings, etc.

Editing Managers: Emmanuil Beskin, B. Kotsin, M. B. Zagorskiy.

Cover and design/decorations mostly by Petr Galadjev. Also (with logos) by Nikolay Pashkov (1) and Alexander Arnshtam (2).

Photo-montages mostly by Petr Galajev. Also by Konstantin Vyalov, et al.

Illustrations and montage by Petr Galadjev, Alexander Taldykin, Yuly Ganf, Vladimir Kozlinsky, et al.

Photographs: P. Otsup, Bransburg, et al.

Authors: Alexander Struve, Anatoly Lunacharsky, B. Kotsyn, Boris Arvatov, Emmanuil Beskin, Evgeny Braudo, G. Boltyansky, I. Traynin, Leonid Sabaneev, N. Khvoinik, N. Smirnov-Sokol'sky, Nikolai Lvov, Nikolay Bartram, Nikolay Roslavets, Petr Kogan, Samuil Margolin, Sergey Iutkevich, V. Bebutov, V. Yarotsky, Yu. Slavinsky, et al.

Advertisements - Aesthetics - Alexander Scriabin - Actors - AKhRR - Architecture - Art critique - Art exhibitions - Artists' workshops - Ballet - Biographies - Blue Blouse - Book review - Caucasus - Censorship - Children's theater - China - Chronicle - Cinema - Circus - Clubs - Comedy - Competitions - Composers - Congresses and conferences - Constructivism - Correspondence - Critique - Decorative art - Drama - Ensembles - Esperanto - Fine art - Foreign events - Hollywood - Humor - International exhibitions - Italy - Japanese theater - Jewish theater - Jubilees - Kamerny Theater and Alexander Tairov - Literature - Live newspaper - Vsevolod Meyerhold and his theater - Movie posters - Museums - Music - Narkompros - Obituaries - Operetta - Oriental art - Peasant art - Peasant theater - Physical education - Plays - Posters - Producers - Productive arts - Proletarian art - Proletkult - Propaganda - Prostitution - Provincial events - Puppet theater - Radio - Red Army - Nikolay Roslavets - Russian artists abroad - Satire - Stage - Students - Tatar theater - Theater - Tours - Ukrainian theater - Variety show - Vocalists - Writers - Youth - etc.

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Item ID: 04065R

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Bakst, Bilibin, Larionov, et al.
Group of 20 Exhibition Catalogues SOYUZ RUSSKIKH KHUDOZHNIKOV ("Union of Russian Artists")
Moscow, St. Petersburg (Petrograd), 1905-1918

All catalogues are different!.

Among the participants: Abram Arkhipov, Lev (Leon) Bakst, Aleksandr Benua (Alexander Benois), Aleksandr Gaush, Aleksandr Golovin, Aleksandr Tamanov (Tamanian), Aleksey Kravchenko, Mikhail Larionov, Aleksey Shchusev, Anna Golubkina, Anna Ostroumova-Lebedeva, Apollinary Vasnetsov, Nikolai Krymov, Aristarkh Lentulov, Arkady Rylov, Boris Anisfeld, Boris Kustodiev, Dmitry Stelletsky, Dmitry Mitrokhin, Elizaveta Kruglikova, Konstantin Yuon, Filipp Maliavin, Georgy (Egor) Narbut, Georgy Lukomsky, Georgy Yakulov, Igor' Grabar', Ilya Mashkov, Isaak Brodsky, Ivan Bilibin (Jean Bilibine), Ivan Fomin, Konstantin Korovin, Konstantin Bogaevsky, Konstantin Somov, Kuz'ma Petrov-Vodkin, Leonard Turzhansky, Leonid Pasternak, Mikhail Vrubel', Mstislav Dobuzhinsky, Nikolay Churlianis, Nikolay Feofilaktov, Nikolay Rerikh (Nicholas Roerich), Nikolay Sapunov, Nikolay Ulyanov, Martiros Saryan, Pavel Kuznetsov, Sergey Konenkov, Sergey Maliutin, Sergey Sudeikin (Serge Soudeikine), Sergey Vinogradov, Stanislav Zhukovsky, Valentin Serov, Vasily Masiutin (Wassili Masjutin), Vasily Surikov, Victor Zamirailo, Victor Vasnetsov, Yevgeny Lansere (Eugene Lanceray), Zinaida Serebriakova, et al.

Text in Russian. Addresses. Small editions.

Rare and virtually unobtainable as collection.

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Please note that aside of this collection we also have a matching Illustrated catalogue-[Album] of 1912 SRKh exhibition
and pre-SRKh catalogue of the exhibition of 36 Artists.

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Item ID: 02134R

Price: $9,995.00

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Burliuk, Kandinsky, Malevich, Ermilov, et al.
Group of 14 Exhibition Catalogues MTKh ("Moscow Fellowship of Artists")
Moscow, 1897-1917

14 catalogues of MTKh group exhibitions (all different).

Among the artists: Aleksandr Khvostov (Khvostenko), Aleksei Shchusev, Aleksey Kravchenko, Alexander Shevchenko, Anna Golubkina, Antonina Sofronova (Safronova), Aristarkh Lentulov, David Burliuk, Dmitry Mitrokhin, Eksan Kron, Elena Polenova, Elizaveta Kruglikova, Fedor Shekhtel', Georgiy (Egor) Narbut, Georgy Yakulov, Ignaty Nivinsky, Ilya Mashkov, Iosif Chaikov, Kazimir Malevich, Lev Zak, Martiros Saryan, Mikhail Vrubel, Nikolay Ul'yanov, Pavel Kuznetsov, Petr Konchalovsky, Valentina Khodasevich, Vasiliy Masjutin, Vasily Ermilov, Vasily Shukhaev, Victor Zamirailo, Vladimir Favorsky, Vladimir Kozlinsky, Wassily Kandinsky, and many others.

Text in Russian. All but one softcovers of various sizes, some illustrated, artists' addresses.

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Item ID: 02429R

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Galadzhev) Malevich, Kazimir; Sergei Eisenstein, Victor Shklovsky, et al.
KINO-ZHURNAL A.R.K. ("Cinema Magazine ARK [Association of the Revolutionary Cinematography]"). 1925 No. 1 through 1926 No. 3 (Complete run)
Moscow: ARK, 1925-1926
Complete set (all published issues). Text in Russian. Folio (12" x 9") stapled wraps. Illustrated with stills, portraits, etc.

Authors: Boris Arvatov, Eduard Tisse, Emmanuil Beskin, Kazimir Malevich, Lev Kuleshov, Nikolay Lebedev, Sergei Tretyakov, Sergey Eisenstein, Sergey Yutkevich, Victor Shklovsky, Vsevolod Pudovkin, et al.
Covers by Piotr Galadzhev (Constructivism).

Actors - Aesthetics - Art criticism - Artistic propaganda - Bibliography - Biography - Book reviews - Cameras - Charlie Chaplin - Chronicle - Cinema - Comedy - Culture - Dmitry Furmanov - Douglas Fairbanks - Dziga Vertov - Film Industry - Film producers - Germany - GosKino - GosVoenKino - Graphics - History - Hollywood - Humor - Igor Ilyinsky - Iv. Perestiani - Kaufman - Kino-glaz - Larisa Reisner - Leningrad - Mary Pickford - Meserer - Michoels - Moscow - N. Zarkhi - Obituaries - Odessa - Ol'ga Tretyakova - Painting - Pavel Novitsky - Philosophy - Posters - ProletKino - Proletkult - Propaganda - Public Education - Sel'Kino - Sociology - SovKino - Theater - United States - V. Ardov - VUFKU - Yakov Protazanov (Protozanov) - Youth - etc.

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Item ID: 01724R

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Burliuk, Malevich, Grishchenko, Exter, Goncharova, Pal'mov, et al.
Four Exhibition Catalogues: OBSHCHESTVO KHUDOZHNIKOV 'MOSKOVSKY SALON' ("'Moscow Salon' Society")
Moscow, 1911, [1912?], 1913, [1918]

4 group exhibition catalogues. Among the artists: Aleksandr Shevchenko, Aleksey Grishchenko (Alexis Gritchenko), Alexander Vesnin, Alexandra Exter, Anna Golubkina, Aristarkh Lentulov, Arthur Fon-Vizen (Fonvizin), David Burliuk, Dmitry Mitrokhin, Georgy Yakulov, Ilya Mashkov, Ivan Klyunov (Kliun), Ivan Rerberg, Kazimir Malevich, Martiros Saryan, Michael Larionov, Mikhail Adamovich, Mikhail Vrubel', Natalya Goncharova, Nikolai Ge, Nikolay Chernyshev, Pavel Kuznetsov, Petr Konchalovsky, Pyotr Utkin, Rene Leclerque, Sergey Gerasimov, Vasily Denisov, Victor Palmov, Viktor Borisov-Musatov, children's works, et al.

Text in Russian. 4-3/4" x 4-1/4" to 6-1/4" x 4-5/8" softcover/stapled wraps. Artists' addresses.

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Item ID: 02425R

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Galadjev, Safronova, et al.) Shutko, Kirill and Vladimir Erofeev (Editors-in-chief)
EKRAN KINO-GAZETY ("The Screen of Movie-gazette") Nos. 1-10 (Complete set)
Moscow: Sovetskoye Kino-Izdatel'stvo, 1925

Ten issues published in all.

Profusely illustrated with movie stills, photographs and photo-montages by Petr Galadzhev and Antonina Sofronova (Safronova).

Text in Russian. 4to (10-1/2" x 7") pamphlets. Constructivist design. First issue in fragile condition, taped.

Editors-in-chief: Kirill Shutko and Vladimir Yerofeev.

Getty Cat. No. 148.

Rare, especially complete set. Not in MOMA. Not in British Library. Not in NYPL.

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Item ID: 03932R

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Schoukhaeff, Basil
Two Costumes [for the Movie CARMEN]
[Paris], 1925

Medium: Gouache on thin cardboard

Size in inches: 16" x 10"

Size in centimeters: 40 x 25.5 cm

Comments: Artist: Vasily Ivanovich Shukhaev (1887-1973). Signed and dated.

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Item ID: Ar00098

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Bakst, Leon) Reau, Louis, Denis Roche, V. Svetlov and A. Tessier
INEDITED WORKS OF BAKST
NY: Brentano's, 1927
Artist: Leon [Lev Samoilovich] Bakst (1866-1924).

Text in English. Folio (13-1/4" x 10-1/4" or 33.6 x 26 cm) original cloth-backed pictorial boards, uncut. 30 plates (of them 20 hand-colored by pochoir), illustrations in text (some mounted); text decorations. Limited Edition of 600 copies.

Rare edition with hand-colored illustrations

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Item ID: 01607R

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Meyerhold, Barbusse) Temerin, Aleksey.
Vintage Photograph: VSEVOLOD MEYERHOLD AND HENRI BARBUSSE.
[Moscow, 1935]
Large (10-1/4" x 15-1/4") original vintage photo. Inscribed on verso. [Meyerhold, Vsevolod (1874-1940): a famous Russian and Soviet avant-garde theater producer and actor. Founder and producer of the famous Meyerhold Theater. Worked with Mayakovsky, Malevich, Rodchenko, Stepanova, Popova, etc. - Temerin, Alexey: Theater actor, producer, photographer. Worked for many years with Meyerhold and was a main photographer of the Meyerhold Theater.]

Item ID: Ph00006

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Bakst, Leon) Reau, Louis, Denis Roche, V. Svetlov and A. Tessier
INEDITED WORKS OF BAKST
NY: Brentano's, 1927
Artist: Leon [Lev Samoilovich] Bakst (1866-1924).

Text in English. Folio (13-1/4" x 10-1/4" or 33.6 x 26 cm) original cloth-backed pictorial boards, uncut. 30 plates (of them 20 hand-colored by pochoir), illustrations in text (some mounted); text decorations. Limited Edition of 600 copies.

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Item ID: 01814R

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Chekhonin, Sudeikin, Annenkov, Kulbin, et al.) Evreinov, Nikolay
Group of 12 books by N. Evreinov. First Editions
St. Petersburg-Moscow, 1909-1924

Ten titles in twelve books. Author: Nikolai Yevreinov. Text in Russian.

1909 02404R VVEDENIYE V MONODRAMU ("Introduction to Monodrama"). Signed.

1912 02402R TEATR KAK TAKOVOY ("Theater as such").

1914 (15) 02401R PRO SCENA SUA.

1915-17 02403R TEATR DLIA SEBIA ("Theater for Oneself"). In three volumes.

1921 01354R CHTO TAKOYE TEATR ("What Is Theater"). A Book for Children.

1921 02397R PROISKHOZHDENIYE DRAMY ("The Origin of Drama: Primitive Tragedy and the Role of the Goat in the History of Its Rise").

1922 02399R TEATRALIZATSIYA ZHIZNI ("Adapting Theater for the life: A poet who does so").

1922 02400R TEATRAL'NYIE NOVATSII ("Theatrical Innovations").

1923 02398R O NOVOY MASKE ("On the New Mask. Autobiographical-Reconstructive").

1924 02396R TEATR U ZHIVOTNYKH ("Theater among the Animals: On the Biological Meaning of Theatricality").

Rare collection.

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Please note that aside of this collection we also have previously listed matching items: a signed copy of "Origin of Drama" and uniformly published "Book about Evreinov" by Vasily Kamensky.


Item ID: 02405R

Price: $4,495.00

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Petritsky, Anatoly
MAISKAYA NOCH' ("May Night"). Scenery
[Kiev, 1919]

Medium: Gouache on cardboard

Size in inches: 16-1/2" x 22"

Size in centimeters: 39.4 x 55.9 cm

Comments: Artist: Anatol' Petrits'ky . Unframed.
M. Lysenko. "Maiskaya noch' ili utoplennitsa". Ukrainian Musical Drama. Kiiv, 1919. Producer M. Bonch-Tomashevsky.

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Item ID: Ar00138

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Various artists
Group of 8 Posters LES HYMNES ALLIES ("Anthems of the Allies")
Paris: le Nouvel Essor, 1916

Medium: Lithograph

Size in inches: 18-3/4" x 12-1/2" approx.

Size in centimeters: 47.5 x 32 cm approx.

Comments: Text in French. 1000 copies only. Artists:
Robert Bonfils (Russia)
Lucien Laforge (Montenegro)
Roux-Champion (Belgium)
Roger Grillon (Italy)
Jean Leprince (Romania)
Pierre Abadie (Serbia)
Georges d'Espagnat (Portugal)
Victor Descailes ? (Japan)

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Item ID: Pr00169

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Tsybis, Voloshin, et al.) Editors Feliks Kon and Valentin Rozhitsyn
KOLOS'IA ("Ears"). Illustrated Literary-Artistic Magazine. 9 Issues
Kharkov, 1918

2-7, 9, 11, 14. (9 of 18 issues published in all).

Text in Russian. Folio (approx. 14-1/2" x 10-1/2") Stapled wraps. Illustrated.

Authors: Alatr, Aleksei Gastev, Alexander Gatov, Dionis Pomrening, E. Novskaya, Felix Kon, Georgy Shengeli, M. Kin, Maximilian Voloshin, N. R. Savvin, Nikolay Stankov, Shleiman, Valentin Rozhitsyn, Vladimir Korolevich, et al.

Artists: Iona Bii, Boleslaw Cybis, L. Rozenberg, Lur'e, Ulanover, Markin, Kozlov, et al.

Andrei Bely - Artistic Declarations - Biography - Book reviews - Correspondence - Critique - Drama - Exhibition - Futurism - Memoirs - Music - Poetry - Politics - Revolution - Theater - etc.

Including:
* "Two Futurists - Igor Severianin and Vladimir Mayakovsky);
* Discussion on creative works by members of the "Group (Union) of Seven": Boleslav Tsibis, Boris Kosarev, Bronislava Korvin-Kamenskaya (Churilina), Georgy Tsapok, Mane-Katz, Nikolai Kalmykov, Vladimir Bobritsky (Later the futuristic "7+3" group);
* Review of the Futurist collection SEM' PLIUS TRI ("7+3");
* Art in Kharkov (Review);
etc.

Because of political reasons publishing of many early Soviet periodicals (especially provincial ones) was suspended, all published issues were destroyed and very few survived.

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

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Item ID: 04286R

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Mayakovsky) Meyerhold, Vsevolod
Notes for the play "BANYA (Bath)" by Mayakovsky in the Meyerhold Theater
[Moscow, 1929]

11-3/4" x 8-1/4" two sheets in Russian, one side each. Handwritten Vsevolod Meyerhold's notes in pencil related to distribution of roles for the famous play BANYA ("Bath") by Vladimir Mayakovsky.

From the archive of Alexander Fevralsky.

One of a kind item. Meyerhold's autographs are extremely rare.

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Item ID: Au00003

Price: $2,995.00

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Nappelbaum, Moses.
Vintage Photograph: STANISLAVSKY TRIO.
Moscow, 1929.
9 x 6-1/2 Original vintage photo. Mounted on original mat. SIGNED by photographer. Gift inscription and SIGNATURES of all three musicians (1930). Nappelbaum's studio stamp on verso of the mat. [Nappel'baum, Moisei (Moisey) (1869-1958): a famous Russian and Soviet photographer. - Stanislavsky, Konstantin (1863-1938): a famous Russian theater actor, producer and director. - Very Rare.]

Item ID: Ph00007

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Meyerhold, Vsevolod; Mayakovsky, Vladimir.
MEYERHOLD'S MS NOTES for the Play "BANYA (Bath)" by Mayakovsky in the Meyerhold Theater. Assignment of roles [parts].
[Moscow], 1929.
12 x 8-1/4 (30.5 x 21 cm) handwritten notes in ink. (From the archive of A. Fevralsky). Folded. [Meyerhold, Vsevolod (1874-1940): a great Russian and Soviet Avant-garde theater producer and actor. Founder and producer of the famous Meyerhold Theater. Worked with Mayakovsky, Malevich, Rodchenko, Stepanova, Popova, etc. - Vladimir Mayakovsky (1893-1930) was the most famous Soviet poet. "Bath" was his last play.- Alexander Viliamovich Fevralsky (1901-198?) was a member of Meyerhold Theater and author of many works on Russian theater and Meyerhold in particular.]

Item ID: Au00002

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Meyerhold, Vsevolod; Mayakovsky, Vladimir.
MEYERHOLD'S MS NOTES for the Play "BANYA (Bath)" by Mayakovsky in the Meyerhold Theater.
[Moscow], 1929.
Two sheets 12 x 8-1/4 (30.5 x 21 cm) handwritten notes in ink. (From the archive of A. Fevralsky). Folded. [Meyerhold, Vsevolod (1874-1940): a great Russian and Soviet Avant-garde theater producer and actor. Founder and producer of the famous Meyerhold Theater. Worked with Mayakovsky, Malevich, Rodchenko, Stepanova, Popova, etc. - Vladimir Mayakovsky (1893-1930) was the most famous Soviet poet. "Bath" was his last play.- Alexander Viliamovich Fevralsky (1901-198?) was a member of Meyerhold Theater and author of many works on Russian theater and Meyerhold in particular.]

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Meyerhold, Vsevolod; Mayakovsky, Vladimir.
MEYERHOLD'S SKETCH for the Play "BANYA (Bath)" by Mayakovsky in the Meyerhold Theater.
[Moscow, 1930].
8-1/4 x 9 (21 x 22.9 cm) ink drawing. (From the archive of A. Fevralsky). Inscribed by A. Fevralsky: "BATH. Drawing by Meyerhold 1930". Accompanied by signed paper (obviously from a publishing house) with a photograph of this drawing and inscription: "Sketch by V. E. Meyerhold to production of the "Bath" (scene of Pobedonosikov and Belvedonsky; 1930; kept by A. V. Fevralsky, is being published for the first time)". [Meyerhold, Vsevolod (1874-1940): a great Russian and Soviet Avant-garde theater producer and actor. Founder and producer of the famous Meyerhold Theater. Worked with Mayakovsky, Malevich, Rodchenko, Stepanova, Popova, etc. - Vladimir Mayakovsky (1893-1930) was the most famous Soviet poet. "Bath" was his last play.- Alexander Viliamovich Fevralsky (1901-198?) was a member of Meyerhold Theater and author of many works on Russian theater and Meyerhold in particular. - Meyerhold's drawings are extremely rare. A couple of them were reproduced in the catalogue of Meyerhold's centenary exhibition]

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Handbooks/Guides on Theater, Music, Cinema, Entertainment, Variety, Photography, etc.
Moscow and Leningrad, 1924-1935.
Text in Russian. Softcovers. Over 2500 pp. in all 8 books. 2000-6000 copies only. In various condition.

1. FOTO-KINO LENINGRAD ("Photo-Cinema Leningrad" 1924.
2. TEATRAL'NAYA MOSKVA ("Theatrical Moscow. Theater-Music-Cinema Guide") 1926.
3. TEATRAL'NAYA MOSKVA ("Theatrical Moscow. Theater-Music-Cinema Guide") 1926-1927. (2nd year).
4. TEATRAL'NAYA MOSKVA ("Theatrical Moscow. Theater-Music-Cinema Guide") 1927-1928. (3rd year).
5. TEATRAL'NAYA MOSKVA ("Theatrical Moscow. A Guide") 1929.
6. TEATRAL'NAYA MOSKVA ("Theatrical Moscow. A Guide) 1930.
7. TEATRAL'NY I MUZYKAL'NY SPRAVOCHNIK PO SSSR ("Theatrical and Musical Handbook on the USSR") 1930.
8. TEATRY I ZRELISHCHA MOSKVY ("Theaters and Shows of Moscow. A Short Guide"). 1935.

Everything on Performing Arts and photography in Moscow, Leningrad (and even in the USSR): Historical facts, structures and addresses of organizations, plans, repertoires, hundreds of pages of home addresses of people related to Performing Arts: actors, artists, musicians, dramatists, officials, etc., etc. Mostly illustrated with dozens of photographs. Overwhelming amount of data. An indispensable source of important and useful information.

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Mayakovsky) Meyerhold, Vsevolod
Notes for the play "BANYA (Bath)" by Mayakovsky in the Meyerhold Theater
[Moscow, 1929]

Distribution of roles for the famous play BANYA ("Bath") by Vladimir Mayakovsky. 13-3/8" x 8-1/2" sheet typescript in Russian with handwritten notes in ink and pencil. Signed by Vsevolod Meyerhold himself, Tsetnirovich and Zinaida Raikh. Folded.

From the archive of Alexander Fevralsky.

One of a kind item. Meyerhold's autographs are extremely rare.

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Kandinsky, Wassily; Artur Lurie; David Shterenberg, et al.
KHUDOZHESTVENNAYA ZHIZN' ("Artistic Life"). Bulletin of the Artistic Section of NarKomPros. Nos. 1 - 5 (All published)
Moscow: GIz, 1919-1920
Complete run. Text in Russian. Folio (14" x 10-1/2") stapled wraps. Complete but in fragile condition (the last issue in particular).
The magazine contains important articles by Vasily Kandinsky related to his idea on the universal synthesis in "monumental art" and where the first time was expressed his thought about creating of the temple of arts "The Great Utopia".

Editors: Abram Efros (Editor-in-Chief), Osip Brik, A. A. Borovoy, N. E. Efros, M. M. Miklashevsky. Secretary: N. S. Vol'shtein.
Authors: A. Bakushinsky, A. Krein, Abram Efros, Aleksey Shchusev, Anatoly Lunacharsky, Arthur Lurye [Lourie], D. Arkin, David Shterenberg, Georgy Chulkov, Igor Grabar', K. Eiges, N. Efros, N. Mashkovtsev, Osip Brik, P. Ettinger, P. Muratov, V. Adariukov, Vasiliy Kandinsky, et al.

A. I. Gertsen - A. S. Pushkin - Aesthetics - Archeology - Architecture - Archives - Artistic life - Artistic production - Artistic propaganda - Bakhrushin Museum - Bibliography - Biography - Book reviews - Children - Chronicle - Church - Collections - Competitions - Correspondence - Criticism - Culture - Dance - Dmitry Rovinsky - Egor Narbut - El Greco - Exhibitions - Expressionism - Far North - France - Furniture - Futurism - Germany - Goethe - Graphics - Griboedov - History - Icon painting - Icons - Ignaty Nivinsky - Italy - Ivan Paskevich-Erivansky - Ivanovo - Kazimir Malevich - Kiev - Konstantin Somov - Lev Tolstoy - Libraries - M. A. Mamontov - M. N. Ermolova - Memoirs - Monumental art - Moscow - Muranovo - Museums - Music - Obituaries - Opera - Orest Kiprensky - Painting - Paris - Philately - Philosophy - Politics - Porcelain - Productive arts - Proletarian art - Propaganda - Public Education - Publishing - Rembrandt - Restoration - Rossica - Sculpture - Semen Vengerov - Sergey Glagol' - Sheet music - State Tretyakov Gallery - Steinlen - Street design - SVOMAS - VKhUTEMAS - Theater - Toys - Tver' - Uglich - Ukraine - Vadim Falileev - Wassili Masjutin - Yaroslavl' - etc.

Very rare complete set. Not in MOMA, not in Getty, not in British Library.

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Various Composers, Poets and Artist
24 Soviet Children's Sheet Music
Moscow and Leningrad 1946-1961

Text in Russian.

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Meller, Khvostenko, Petritsky, et al.) Sedliar, Foregger, Kurbas, et al.
RADIANS'KY TEATR ("Soviet Theater"). Magazine of UM NKO Teatr. 11 Issues
Kharkiv [Kharkov]: DVU/Proletar, 1929-1931

11 issues of 16 published.

Text in Ukrainian. Large 8vo to 4to softcovers. 80 to 120 pp. in each book. Illustrated with stage photographs, scenery and costume drawings, etc. Avant-garde cover (Constructivism). 2000 to 5600 copies only.

Cover and Layout by Vadym Meller. Photo O. Bryzgalin.

Artists: Oleksandr Khvostenko-Khvostov, Boris Kosarev, Vadim Meller, Anatol' Petryts'ky [Petritsky], Sigizmund Tovbin,
Arapov, Artamkin, Bosulayiv, B. Chernyshov, Eksel'birt, M. Foregger, P. Gorily, V. Kostenko, Khodymchuk, Krein, Kul'bak, Kurochka-Armashevs'ky, Matkovych, Nadareishvili, Nazarov, Panadiadi, Pavlovych, M. Petrenko, Sakevich, A. Shcheglov, Shtofer, Smyshlyaev, Sokolov, E. Tovbin, D. Vlasyuk, et al.

Producers: B. Balaban, Bolotov, Botrnyk, Dikhtyarenko, L. Dubovyk, Ivanov, D. Kozachkivs'ky, Kramskoy, Krushel'nytsky, Manziy, Mirovich, Pagava, Shneiderman, Skliarenko, Smirnov, M. Tereshchenko, B. Tiagno, V. Vasyl'ko, Virsky, Yukhymenko, Yungval'd-Khil'kevich, Gnat Yura, Zemgano, et al.

Authors: Kulyk, Nikolay Foregger, Khvyl'ovyi, Mykola Kulish, Les' Kurbas, Vasyl' Sedlyar, Mykola Skrypnyk, Gnat Yura, et al.

Actors - Aesthetics - Ballet - Belorussian theater - "Berezil'" - Children's theater - Chronicle - Critique - Discussions - Drama - Education - Georgian theater - Jewish theater - Music - Opera - Propaganda - Puppet theater - Reviews - Satire - Scenery - Tours - Youth - Odessa - Kharkov - Moscow - Leningrad - Tatarstan - Germany - etc.

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Soudeikine, Sudeikin) Achron, Joseph
DETSKAYA SIUITA ("Children's Suite")
Berlin: Edition Universal, 1923
Music (20 pieces) by Joseph Acron (1886-1943). Cover (along with title page) and 2 illustrations by Sergey Sudeikin (Serge Soudeikine) (1882-1946). Text in Russian, English, French, German and Hebrew? Folio (13-1/4" x 10-3/8" or 33-6 x 26.3 cm) softcover.

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Ivanov, Georgy; Nikolay Gumilev; Anna Akhmatova; Sergey Soudeikine; Nikolay Evreinov, et. al.
TAMARE PLATONOVNE KARSAVINOY "BRODIACHAYA SOBAKA" ([Cabaret] "Stray Dog" to [Tamara] Thamar Karsavina"). First Edition.
[St. Petersburg]: "Brodiachaya Sobaka", 1914.
Text in Russian. Card covers. Profusely illustrated. A book published by the cabaret "Stray Dog" for the famous ballerina Thamar Karsavina.

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Bobri (aka Vladimir Bobritsky)
TAXCO Mexico. 12 Pastels. First Edition. Signed.
Milano: [Author], 1949.
Album of works by Bobri (Vladimir Bobritsky). Introductions by Andres Segovia (Spanish) and P. K. Thomajan (English). Elephant folio size: 15-3/4" x 11-3/4" (40 x 30 cm) Softbound, plain white cover. Tipped-in illustrations. 1000 copies only. Signed by Bobri. Very nice condition.

Very Rare

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Bulgakov, Mikhail
MASTER I MARGARITA ("Master and Margarita") and other Books
Moscow, 1967, etc.

Author: Mikhail Afanas'evich Bulgakov (1891-1940). Texts in Russian.

1-2. Magazines MOSKVA ("Moscow") 1966 No. 11 and 1967 No. 1 (First publication of Master I Margarita).

3. Mikhail Bulgakov. MASTER I MARGARITA. Paris: YMCA-Press, 1967.

4. Mikhail Bulgakov. MASTER I MARGARITA. Frankfurt/M: Posev, 1969.

5. Mikhail Bulgakov. ROMANY ("Novels"). Leningrad: Kudozhestvennaya Literatura, 1973. Contains: Belaya Gvardiya ("White Guard"), Teatral'ny Roman ("The Theater Novel"), and Master I Margarita.

6. Mikhail Bulgakov. IZBRANNAYA PROZA ("Selected Prose"). Moscow: Kudozhestvennaya Literatura, 1966. Contains: Zapiski Yunogo Vracha (Memoirs of the Young Doctor"), Belaya Gvardiya ("White Guard"), Zhizn' Gospodina de Mol'era ("Life of Monsieur de Molier"), Teatral'ny Roman ("The Theater Novel").

7. Mikhail Bulgakov. DRAMY I KOMEDII ("Dramas and Comedies"). Moscow: Iskusstvo, 1965. (Plays).


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Kandinsky, Wassily; Artur Lurie; David Shterenberg, et al.
KHUDOZHESTVENNAYA ZHIZN' ("Artistic Life"). Bulletin of the Artistic Section of NarKomPros. Nos. 1 - 5 (All published)
Moscow: GIz, 1919-1920
Complete run. Text in Russian. Folio (14" x 10-1/2") stapled wraps. Complete but in fragile condition (the last issue in particular).
The magazine contains important articles by Vasily Kandinsky related to his idea on the universal synthesis in "monumental art" and where the first time was expressed his thought about creating of the temple of arts "The Great Utopia".

Editors: Abram Efros (Editor-in-Chief), Osip Brik, A. A. Borovoy, N. E. Efros, M. M. Miklashevsky. Secretary: N. S. Vol'shtein.
Authors: A. Bakushinsky, A. Krein, Abram Efros, Aleksey Shchusev, Anatoly Lunacharsky, Arthur Lurye [Lourie], D. Arkin, David Shterenberg, Georgy Chulkov, Igor Grabar', K. Eiges, N. Efros, N. Mashkovtsev, Osip Brik, P. Ettinger, P. Muratov, V. Adariukov, Vasiliy Kandinsky, et al.

A. I. Gertsen - A. S. Pushkin - Aesthetics - Archeology - Architecture - Archives - Artistic life - Artistic production - Artistic propaganda - Bakhrushin Museum - Bibliography - Biography - Book reviews - Children - Chronicle - Church - Collections - Competitions - Correspondence - Criticism - Culture - Dance - Dmitry Rovinsky - Egor Narbut - El Greco - Exhibitions - Expressionism - Far North - France - Furniture - Futurism - Germany - Goethe - Graphics - Griboedov - History - Icon painting - Icons - Ignaty Nivinsky - Italy - Ivan Paskevich-Erivansky - Ivanovo - Kazimir Malevich - Kiev - Konstantin Somov - Lev Tolstoy - Libraries - M. A. Mamontov - M. N. Ermolova - Memoirs - Monumental art - Moscow - Muranovo - Museums - Music - Obituaries - Opera - Orest Kiprensky - Painting - Paris - Philately - Philosophy - Politics - Porcelain - Productive arts - Proletarian art - Propaganda - Public Education - Publishing - Rembrandt - Restoration - Rossica - Sculpture - Semen Vengerov - Sergey Glagol' - Sheet music - State Tretyakov Gallery - Steinlen - Street design - SVOMAS - VKhUTEMAS - Theater - Toys - Tver' - Uglich - Ukraine - Vadim Falileev - Wassili Masjutin - Yaroslavl' - etc.

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

Very rare complete set. Not in MOMA, not in Getty, not in British Library.

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Larionov, Malevich, Chagall, et al.
Exhibition Catalogue: KATALOG VYSTAVKI KARTIN GRUPPY KHUDOZHNIKOV OSLINY KHVOST ("Donkey's Tale"). First Edition
Moscow: MUZhVZ, 1912

Among the artists:
Aleksandr Shevchenko, Aleksey Morgunov, Arthur Fon-Vizen, Evgeny Sagaidachny, Ivan Larionov, Kazimir Malevich, Kirill Zdanevich, Marc Chagall, Mikhail Larionov, Mikhail Le-Dantu, Natalya Goncharova, Sergey Bobrov, Victor Bart (Barthe), Vladimir Tatlin, Voldemars Matvey (Vladimir Markov), et al.

Text in Russian. 6-4/4" x 4-7/8" Stapled wraps. Addresses.

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Klutsis, Sen'kin) Tretyakov, Arvatov, Tarabukin, et al.
GORN ("Furnace"). Literary-Artistic and Social-Scientific Magazine. No. 8
Moscow: All-Russian and Moscow Proletkul't, 1923

9 issues published in all.

Text in Russian. Softcover. 284, (4) pp. 4000 copies only.

Cover by Gustav Klutsis.
Logo by Sergei Senkin.

Authors: Alexander Fevral'sky, Anatoly Lunacharsky, Boris Arvatov, Dmitry Vasiliev-Buglay, Emmanuil Beskin, Nikolai Tarabukin, Nikolay Chuzhak, Sergei Tretiakov, Sergey Obradovich, Valerian Pletnev, et al.

Art critique - Bibliography - Chronicle - Cinema - Culture - Fascism - Labor organization - Literary critique - Magazine review - Music - Painting - Poetry - Productive arts - Propaganda - Prose - Revolution - Science - Theater - etc.

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Meyerhold) Chaikov, Iosif
POSLEDNY RESHITEL'NY ("The Last an Decisive [Battle]"). Meyerhold Theater
c. 1934]

Medium: Pencil on paper

Size in inches: 9-1/2" x 15-1/4"

Size in centimeters: 24 x 39 cm

Titled by the artist on front. Unframed.

Comments:
Artist: Joseph Chaykov.
Scene from the play "The Last an Decisive [Battle]" (Vsevolod Vishnevsky). One of bas-reliefs of the sculptural frieze for the Meyerhold Theater.
More information about that is here.

Another work from the same project was reproduced in 1977 monograph p. 68.

From the artist's family (1980's)

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Item ID: Ar00394

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Meyerhold) Chaikov, Iosif
LES ("Forest"). Meyerhold Theater
c. 1934]

Medium: Pencil on paper

Size in inches: 9" x 15-1/4"

Size in centimeters: 23 x 39 cm

Titled by the artist on front. Unframed.

Comments:
Artist: Joseph Chaykov.
Scene from the play "LES" ("Forest") (Alexander Ostrovsky). One of bas-reliefs of the sculptural frieze for the Meyerhold Theater.
More information about that is here.

Another work from the same project was reproduced in 1977 monograph p. 68.

From the artist's family (1980's)

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Item ID: Ar00395

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Mayakovsky, Meyerhold) Chaikov, Iosif
BANYA ("Bath). Meyerhold Theater
c. 1934]

Medium: Pencil on paper

Size in inches: 8-1/4" x 16-1/4"

Size in centimeters: 21 x 41.5 cm

Titled by the artist on front. Unframed.

Comments:
Artist: Joseph Chaykov.
Scene from the play "Bath" by Vladimir Mayakovsky. One of bas-reliefs of the sculptural frieze for the Meyerhold Theater.
More information about that is here.

Another work from the same project was reproduced in 1977 monograph p. 68.

From the artist's family (1980's)

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Annenkov, Georges (Yuri)
BALLET RUSSE. IRINA GRJEBINA. Poster
Paris: Affiches et Publicite

Medium: Lithograph

Size in inches: 63" x 47-1/2" (Backing 65" x 49-1/2")

Size in centimeters: 160 x 120.6 cm (Backing 165 x 125.7 cm)

Comments: Artist: Yury (Georgy) Annenkov (1889-1974). Text in French. Five-color stone lithograph. Matted on a linen canvas.

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Item ID: Pr00186

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Chekhonin, et al.). Abramov, S. (Editor)
RUSSKOYE ISKUSSTVO ("Russian Art"). Artistic Magazine No. 1-3 (All published)
Moscow-Petersburg: Tvorchestvo, 1923

3 issues published in all. Text in Russian. Folio (approx. 12" x 9-1/2") card covers. 111, (1) + 118, (2) pp. Profusely illustrated; illustrated covers. 3000 copies only.

Authors: Abram Efros, Evgeny Zamiatin, Marietta Shaginian, Nikolay Punin, Osip Mandelshtam, Yakov Tugendhol'd, et al.
Cover by Sergey Tchekhonine, logo by Leon Bakst.
Illustrated with works of Aleksandr Drevin, Aleksandr Kuprin, Aleksandr Osmerkin, Aleksandra Exter, Aristarkh Lentulov, Boris Korolev, Boris Kustodiev, David Shterenberg, Egor Narbut, Georgy Yakulov, Ignaty Nivinsky, Ilya Chashnik, Ilya Mashkov, Isaak Rabinovich, Kazimir Malevich, Kuz'ma Petrov-Vodkin, Lev Bruni, Liubov' Popova, Marc Chagall, Nadezhda Lamanova, Nadezhda Udaltsova, Natalya Dan'ko, Nathan Altman, Naum Gabo, Nikolay Suetin, Nikolay Tyrsa, Pavel Kuznetsov, Petr Konchalovsky, Petr Miturich, Robert Falk, Sergei Chekhonin, Vasily Chekrygin, Vladimir Favorsky, Vladimir Tatlin, Vladimir Lebedev, et al.

Aesthetics - Art criticism - Art history - Artistic production - Ballet - Berlin - Bibliography - Biographies - Books review - Caucasus - Chronicle - Collections - Correspondence - Crimea - Cubism- Discussions - Drama - Dress design - Engravings - Exhibitions - Folk Art and artistic industry - Frescoes - Futurism - Germany - Graphics - History - Icons - INKHUK - Jewish Theater - Literary criticism - Monumental art - Moslem (Islamic) Architecture - Museums - Music - North regions - Painting - Porcelain and porcelain industry - Portraits - Propaganda - Restoration - Russian Asia - Scenery - Suprematism - Symbolism - Theater - Toys - Ukraine - Ukrainian folk art - Velemir Khlebnikov - World of Art - etc.

Getty Cat. No. 690, British Library Cat. No. 459.

Rare and important magazine. Not in MOMA, not in NYPL.

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Leger, Fernand, et al.) Rolf de Mare (Director)
BALLETS SUEDOIS Souvenir Programme (Program for American Tour)
Paris, [c. 1923]
Text in English. Folio (12-5/8" x 9-1/2") Stapled wraps with original glassine paper covers.
Front and rear covers by Fernand Leger. Illustrated throughout (Fernand Leger, Nils de Dardel, Gerald Murphy, Jean Borlin, Helene Perdriat, Einar Nerman, Valentine J. Hugo, Roger de la Fresnaye, Lucien Daudet, Jean Cocteau, G. Gallibert, Andree Parr).
Claude Debussy, Glazounow (Glazunov), Maurice Ravel, Laprade, Cole Porter, Blaise Cendrars, Darius Milhaud, Paul Claudel, Andre Helle, Canudo, et al.

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Kriukov, et al.) Various Artists and Authors
TEATR KLUB KINO ("Theater Club Cinema"). 40 issues of the Magazine
Odessa: 1927-1928

40 of 46 issues published in all.

Text in Russian or Ukrainian. 4to (10-1/2" x 7") hardcover containing 40 issues of the magazine bound together with their front and rear covers. Profusely illustrated with photographs, drawings, photo-collages, movie stills. Illustrated covers (Constructivism, photomontage, etc.) by Boris Kriukov and other artists. 1700-4000 copies only.

Actors - Agitprop - Aleksandr Dovgal' - Aleksei Granovsky - Alexander Tairov - All-Ukrainian Art Exhibition - Amateur - Anatol' Petritsky - Anatoly Lunacharsky - Art critique - Ballet - Belorussian Jewish Theater (BelGOSET) - Biographies - Blue Blouse - Book review - Boris Erdman - Boris Kryukov - Choreography - Chronicle - Cinema - Circus - Clubs - Composers - Concerts - Congresses and conferences - Correspondence - Critique - Culture abroad - Dance - Discussions - Drama - Education - Isaac Babel - Karp Trokhymenko - Kas'ian Goleizovsky - Live Newspaper ("Zhivaia gazeta") - Mendele Moikhem-Sforim - Music-Hall - Natan Altman - Nikolai Okhlopkov - Obituaries - Opera - Operetta - Orchestras - Ostap Vyshnia - Polemics - Posters - Programs - Propaganda - RABIS - Satire and humor - Semen Prokhorov - Sergei Eisenstein - Solomon Mikhoels - State Jewish Theater (GOSET) - Symphonic music - Theater reviews - Variety show - Vasyl' Kasiian - Vsevolod Meyerhold and his theater - Zhozefina Dindo - etc.

Smits 22385.

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Meyerhold, Vsevolod
ARCHIVE OF INFORMATION from Russian Periodicals
Russia, 1902-1939
Archive of information related to Vsevolod Meyerhold and major theaters in which he worked (Meyerhold Theater and Theater of Revolution).

General description:
The archive consists of clips and articles from Russian and Soviet periodicals. Text in Russian.
All clips and articled are attached either to index cards, or to regular sheets of paper, depending on the size.
There are 293 pieces of information on cards (285 original clips and 8 photocopies), and 249 on sheets.
Each piece of information provided in photocopy has a pocket on the verso of the card containing the photographic negative of the image.
Each card or sheets has an accurate inscription in Russian on the front or on verso stating title of the source, place, year, number of the issue, page.
Pieces large that the size of the card or paper sheet are folded.
Some articles may have two or more pages.
All pieces of information are arranged chronologically.
Complimentary added 12 not attached clips.

Contents:
Time frame: March 3, 1902 to February 1, 1939. From earliest mentioning of Meyerhold's name up to the liquidation of the theater. There are also four clips related to important posthumous events.
Covered: events in Moscow, St. Petersburg, or province; miscellaneous chronicle of Meyerhold's theaters; tours; publication of books by Meyerhold or about him; information on Meyerhold's theatrical school and GEKTEMAS in particular; announcements of performances ( Mariinsky Theater, Meyerhold Theater or Theater of Revolution, also notices of movies; numerous debates or controversies and theater criticism attacking Meyerhold, defending him or his self-defense; various events in which Meyerhold participated; inspired by Stalin's campaign ( A and B) against Meyerhold and his school; etc., etc.
Illustrations include early and later portraits of Meyerhold; portraits of various people associated with him (producers, actors, dramatists, including Mayakovsky; theater sketches by Petr Galadzhev, Il'ia Shlepianov, et al. of sceneries by Victor Shestakov, Liubov' Popova, and other artists; photos of theater performances; caricatures of individuals or groups; etc.
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This one of a kind archive containing live documents of the epoch would be an indispensable source information for a specialist in this area. For someone who would publish articles or a book on Russian theater of the first half of 20th century, or on Vsevolod Meyerhold in particular, it would save months or maybe years of research.

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Bulgakov, Mikhail
MASTER I MARGARITA ("Master and Margarita") and TEATRAL'NY ROMAN ("Theatrical Novel"). First publications
Moscow, 1966-1967

Author: Mikhail Afanas'evich Bulgakov (1891-1940).

Two first publications: TEATRAL'NY ROMAN ("Theatrical Novel") published in the magazine "Novy Mir" 1965 No. 8 and the legendary first publication of MASTER I MARGARITA ("Master and Margarita") published in two issues of the magazine "Moskva" (1966-1967).

Text in Russian. Extracts from all three magazines with both Bulgakov's novels bound in cloth titled to front and spine.

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Mayakovsky, Meyerhold) Chaikov, Iosif
Mayakovsky's sculpture for the Meyerhold Theater]
c. 1934]

Medium: Pencil on paper

Size in inches: 12-5/8" x 9-1/2"

Size in centimeters: 32 x 24 cm

Drawings on both sides. Unframed.

Comments:
Artist: Joseph Chaykov.
Sketches of Vladimir Mayakovsky's sculpture that should be erected on the top of the Meyerhold Theater.
More information about that project is here.

Another work from the same project was reproduced in 1977 monograph p. 68.

From the artist's family (1980's)

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Item ID: Ar00393

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Aseev, Blok, Evreinov, Livshits, Mandelshtam, Shklovsky, Erenburg. Illustrations by A. Exter.
GERMES (Hermes). Collection I.
Kiev: Hermes, 1919.
Text in Russian. 200+ pp. Illustrations: A. Exter. Covers missing. [Exter, Alexandra (1882-1949): a famous Ukrainian emigre Avant-garde artist. Lived in Kiev, Moscow and Paris. - Blok, Aleksandr {Alexandr, Alexander} (1880-1921): a famous Russian poet, Symbolist. - Evreinov, Nikolay (1879-1953) a famous Russian dramatist, theater producer and theater theoretician. Emigrated to France. - Mandel'shtam, Osip (1891-1938): the famous Russian and Soviet poet-akmeist. - Shklovsky, Victor (1893-?): Well-known Soviet writer and literary critic. Was close to Futurism, Mayakovsky, Khlebnikov, Kruchenykh. One of the founders of Formalism in literary criticism (OPOYAZ) with Brik, Eichenbaum, et al.]

Item ID: 01349R

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Goncharova, N., Bakst, Leon) Proppert, W. A.
THE RUSSIAN BALLET IN WESTERN EUROPE, 1909-1920... First Edition
John Lane The Bodley Head, 1921
Text in English. Folio (13" x 10" or 32 x 24.5 cm) original cloth-backed boards, top edge gilt, other edges uncut. Limited edition of 450 copies. Pictorial title and decorations by Natalia Goncharova (1881-1962).

Sixty-three Illustrations from Original Drawings by Leon Bakst, Alexander Golovin, Natalia Goncharova , Mikhail Larionov, Serge Soudeikine, Alexander Benois, Henri Matisse, Pablo Picasso and others; 5 portraits of Diaghilev, Nijinsky, Stravinsky and others.

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Item ID: 01608R

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Galadzhev, Meyerhold, et al.)
ANTRAKT ("Interval"). Magazine of Theater and Cinema Nos. 2 & 3
Moscow, 1923
Two issues of 7 published. Text in Russian. 6-3/4" x 5" stapled wraps. Design: Constructivism.
Artist: Petr Galadzhev.
No. 3 devoted to Vsevolod Meyerhold (his jubilee).

Actors - Chronicle - Cinema - Discussions - Kamerny (Chamber) Theater - Liubov' Popova - Meyerhold Theater - Music - Satire - Aleksandr Tairov - VKhUTEMAS - etc.

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Item ID: 01812R

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Yust, K. (Editor); Yevangulov, Georgy, et al.
TVORCHESTVO ("Creative Work"). Magazine of Literature, Art and Life. No. 1 (The only published)
Vladikavkaz: TerROSTA, 1920
Only one issue ever published. Text in Russian. Small folio (13-3/4" x 9-1/2") stapled wraps. Cover by the Poster Section of Ter-ROSTA.

41 Degree - Art - Art criticism - Artistic life - Chronicle - Clubs - Culture - Futurism in Tiflis (Tertent'ev, Kruchenykh, Kamensky, Zdanevich, et al.) - Georgia - History - Kiev - Literary criticism - Moscow - Petrograd - Poetry - Politics - Proletarian art - Proletkult - Propaganda - Prose - Publishing - Revolution - St. Petersburg - Theater - etc.

Because of political reasons publishing of many early Soviet magazines (especially provincial ones) 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: 01815R

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Burliuk, Larionov, Goncharova, et al.
Exhibition Catalogue: KATALOG VYSTAVKI KARTIN 'STEFANOS'. First Edition
Moscow, 1907

Among the artists: Aristarkh Lentulov, Arthur Fon-Vizen (Artur Fonvizin), David Burliuk, Georgy Yakulov, Mikhail Larionov, Natalya Goncharova, Vladimir Burliuk, Nikolay Krymov, Nikolay Sapunov, Nikolay Ulyanov, Liudmila Burliuk, Sergey Sudeikin (Serge Soudeikine), et al.

Text in Russian. Stapled wraps. Illustrated cover.

Reproduced in "Goncharova" p. 35.

Very Rare.

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Item ID: 02118R

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