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TYUBETEYKA. Children's Book.
1920's.
Text in Russian. Stapled wraps. Profusely illustrated.

Item ID: 00793R

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DETSKIE KNIGI. KATALOG IZDANIY... ("Children's Books. Catalogue of Publications of the State Publishing House"). On the cover: KATALOG DETSKIKH KNIG NA 1927 GOD ("Catalogue of Children's Books on 1927")
Moscow-Leningrad: GIz, 1927

Text in Russian. Softcover. 139, (2) pp. Illustrated. Avant-garde cover.

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

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Auction records: New York auction June 2013: similar catalogue (1929) sold for $3,750


Item ID: 02388R

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DETSKIE KNIGI ("Children's Books. Catalogue")
Moscow-Leningrad: GIZ, 1929

Text in Russian. Softcover. 280, (4, 4) pp. Illustrated. Avant-garde cover (Constructivism).

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

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Auction records: New York auction June 2013 sold for $3,750


Item ID: 02393R

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KATALOG IZDANIY PO LITERATURE I ISKUSSTVU ("Catalogue of Publications on Literature and Art"). LenGiz
Leningrad: Gosizdat, 1924

Text in Russian. 6-1/2" x 5-1/8" Softcover. Illustrated. Avant-garde cover.

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

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Item ID: 02512R

Price: $395.00

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"MOSKOVSKY RABOCHY". ANNOTIROVANNY UKAZATEL'... ("'Moscow Worker' [Publishing House]. Annotated Directory of Publications 1922-1927")
Moscow-Leningrad: 'Moskovskiy Rabochiy', 1927

Text in Russian. 6-5/8" x 5" Softcover. Illustrated. 5000 copies only.

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Item ID: 02573R

Price: $175.00

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"KHUDOZHESTVENNAYA LITERATURA". KATALOG KNIG ("'Fiction' [Publishing House]. Book Catalogue")
Moscow-Leningrad: GIz, 1927

Text in Russian. Softcover. Illustrated cover.

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Item ID: 02574R

Price: $245.00

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"KNIGA". KATALOG IZDANIY ("'Book' [Publishing House]. Catalogue of Publications")
Leningrad-Moscow: Kniga, 1924

Text in Russian. Softcover. Illustrated cover. 2000 copies only.

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Item ID: 02575R

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"ZEMLIA I FABRIKA". KATALOG IZDANIY ("'Land and Factory' [Publishing House]. Catalogue of Publications")
Moscow: ZiF, 1923

Text in Russian. 6-3/4" x 5" Softcover. 2000 copies only.

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Item ID: 02576R

Price: $175.00

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Poster BIT' VRAGA PO GVARDEYSKI! ("Beat the Enemy as Guards Do!")
[Moscow], 1943

World War Two original poster.

Medium: Lithograph

Size in inches: 16-1/4" x 11-1/2"

Size in centimeters: 41.5 x 29.5 cm

Text in Russian. Unframed.

Very Rare.

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Item ID: Pr00292

Price: $195.00

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O ZHURNALAKH 'ZVEZDA' I 'LENINGRAD' ("On Journals 'Star' and 'Leningrad'") ... etc. 4 Resolutions (Decrees) of the Central Committee of CPSU
Moscow: Gospolitizdat, 1951

Infamous Stalinist decrees denouncing formalism in literature, theater, cinema and music in general and Shostakovich, Muradeli, Zoshchenko, Akhmatova, et al. in particular.

Text in Russian. Stapled wraps.

Scarce.

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Item ID: 03039R

Price: $145.00

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LIAGUSHKA-TSAREVNA ("Princess Frog")
Harbin: Zaitsev Publishing, [1920's]

Text in Russian. Illustrated.

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Item ID: 03466R

Price: $345.00

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ORTHODOX SERVICE BOOK (Bound Manuscript)
[Russia, 19th Century?]

Folio (15-1/4" x 9-1/4") Full leather boards, embossed with ornament. 212 pp. Text in Church Slavonic with old Russian music notations, written in red and black. Decorations in the text. Incomplete (?).

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Item ID: Mis00040

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IRMOLOG
No place or date [1804?]

Orthodox Christianity service book. Collection of text for singing with musical notations.

Text in Church Slavonic. Full leather titled to spine. Printed from wooden plates (?) in two colors. 480 pp.

Very Rare.

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Item ID: 03569R

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ORTHODOX SERVICE BOOK (Bound Manuscript)
[Russia, 18th Century?]

Imperial 8vo (9-1/4" x 7") Full leather boards, embossed with ornament; clasps. 568 pp. Text in Church Slavonic with old Russian music notations, written in red and black. Richly decorated.

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Item ID: Mis00041

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VOSTOCHNOE OPOVEDANIE O TOM, KAK L'VITSA VOSPITALA TSARSKAGO SYNA ("Oriental Tale How the Lioness Brought Up the Tsar's Son") On the cover: "SKAZKA O TOM..."
N/p [USA]: Workers Publishing, 1918

Text in Russian. Stapled wraps.

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Item ID: 04163R

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GRAMATU DRAUGS (Publishing House "Book Lover"). Books 1938-39
Riga, [1938]

Text in Latvian. Stapled booklet. Photomontage cover.

Rare. .
WorldCat shows no copies worldwide.

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Item ID: 03843

Price: $175.00

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GRAMATU DRAUGS (Publishing House "Book Lover"). Books 1938-39
Riga, [1938]

Text in Latvian. Stapled booklet. Photomontage cover.

Rare.
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KOLIADKY
Kyiv (Kiev), 1918

Text in Ukrainian with music. Booklet. Illustrated.

Rare.
WorldCat shows no copies worldwide.

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Item ID: 06020R

Price: $245.00

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A. Sh.
ZMEY GORYNYCH. First Edition.
Moscow: Krasnaya Nov', 1923.
Stapled wraps. Text in Russian. Pictorial covers by V. Prokofiev. [Rear cover depicts a funny story how book reading helped simple Russian villager to get better harvest. - Prokof'ev V.: Graphic artist, City of Saratov and Moscow. Futurist book design. Exhibited in 1920 (Saratov) with Lavinsky and Iustitsky (the head of Saratov Avant-garde school); in 1927 (Moscow) with known constructivist A. Safronova. - Rare.]

Item ID: 00426R

Price: $295.00

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Adamovich, Georgy.
OBLAKA ("Clouds"). Poetry. First Edition. Signed.
Moscow-Petrograd: Altsiona, 1916.
Text in Russian. Softcover. INSCRIBED AND SIGNED by Author. Presentation copy to the famous Russian philosopher and writer Vasily (Vasilij) Rozanov.

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Aesop. Translated by P. Petrov
EZOPOVY BASNI... Fable d'Esope... ("Aesop's Fables..."). First Edition
St. Petersburg: Typography of Ivan Glazunov, 1812

Translated by Pavel Il'ich Petrov. Text in Russian and French. 12mo (6-3/8" x 3-3/4") quarter leather containing two parts: XXIII, 144 pp. + 76, 51 pp. With 50 figures (in each part? Our copy contains 56 figures on 28 sheets in both parts). Obolianinov 842.

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Item ID: 02099R

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Afanasiev) Scott, Walter
KENTEN' DIURVARD ("Quentin Durward"). Parts 1 and 2
Moscow, 1827

Both parts in one book. Text in Russian. 6-3/4" x 4-1/4" half-leather titled in gilt to spine; ribbon. 257 pp. + 228 pp., frontispiece (engraved portrait of the author by G. A. Afanas'ev).

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Item ID: 03194R

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Afinogenov, A. (Play After Jack London)
PO TU STORONU "SHCHELI" ("On the Other Side of the "Slit")
Moscow: Proletkul't, 1927.
First (and the only) Edition. Text in Russian. Tall 8vo (9 x 6) Soft Cover. Constructivist cover [by Khmeleva]. 3000 copies only.

Item ID: 00299R

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Agapov) Mayakovsky, Aseev, et al.
PESNI SOVETSKIKH LETCHIKOV ("Songs of Soviet Aviators"). First Edition
Moscow: Muzgiz, 1932

The first collection of Soviet songs about aviation.

Authors: Vladimir Mayakovskiy, Nikolay Aseev, et al.
Composers: Alexander Davidenko. Marian Koval', et al.
Cover by I. Agapov.

Text in Russian. 4to (10" x 7") stapled brochure. 5000 copies only.

Rare.

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Item ID: 04233R

Price: $325.00

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Aizenberg, et al.) Yuzhanin, B. (Editor)
SINIAIA BLUZA ("The Blue Blouse"). Live Gazette (Propaganda Choreography Theater). No. 35
Moscow: Trud i Kniga, 1926

Text in Russian. Softcover. Avant-garde cover (Constructivism). Illustrated. Music.

Editor: Boris Iuzhanin.
Illustrations by [Nina Aisenberg], et al.

Authors: Victor Ardov, Argo, Grigory Burevoy, Ya. Galitsky, Vladimir Mass.

Actors - Choreography - Chronicle - Clubs - Correspondence - Dance - Drama - Folklore - Graphics - Photomontage - Poetry - Propaganda - Satire and humor - Variety show - Youth - etc.

Rare. Not in MOMA. Not in Getty. Not in British Library. Not in NYPL.

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Item ID: 04518R

Price: $345.00

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Aizens, et al.) Branks, V. (Editor-in-chief)
SIGNALS ("Signal"). [Marxist magazine of poetry, prose and politics]. No. 2
Riga: Tautas augstskola, 1929

Text in Latvian. Stapled wraps. Illustrations.

Editor-in-chief: V. Branks

Cover: color linocut (Constructivism) by Jan Aizhen.

Literature - Theater - Art - Architecture - Politics - Satire - Books review - Chronicle - etc.

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Item ID: 04146R

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Aizens, et al.) Dekens, K. (Editor-in-chief)
SIGNALS ("Signal"). [Marxist magazine of poetry, prose and politics]. No. 7
Riga: Tautas Augstskola, 1929

Text in Latvian. Stapled wraps. Illustrations.

Editor-in-chief K. Dekens.

Cover: color linocut (Constructivism) by Jan Aizhen.
Contributors: Ernsts Tollers, et al.

Literature - Theater - Art - Architecture - Politics - Books review - Chronicle - etc.

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Item ID: 04144R

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Aizens, Suta, et al.) Dekens, K. (Editor)
SIGNALS ("Signal"). [Marxist magazine of poetry, prose and politics]. No. 6
Riga: Tautas Augstskola, 1929

Text in Latvian. Stapled wraps. Illustrations.

Editor: K. Dekens.

Cover: color linocut (Constructivism) by Jan Aizhen.
Contributors: Roman Suta, et al.

Literature - Theater - Art - Architecture - Politics - Books review - Chronicle - etc.

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Item ID: 04123R

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Aizens, Suta, et al.) Dekens, K. (Editor)
SIGNALS ("Signal"). [Marxist magazine of poetry, prose and politics]. No. 6
Riga: Tautas augstskola, 1929

Text in Latvian. Stapled wraps. Illustrations.

Editor: K. Dekens.

Cover: color linocut (Constructivism) by Jan Aizhen.
Contributors: Roman Suta, et al.

Literature - Theater - Art - Architecture - Politics - Books review - Chronicle - etc.

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Item ID: 04636

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Aizens, Suta, et al.) Dekens, K., Aberbergs, J. Branks, V. (Editors)
SIGNALS ("Signal"). [Marxist magazine of poetry, prose and politics]. Complete Set
Riga: Tautas Augstskola, 1928-1930

19 numbers, complete run of this rare publication.

Text in Latvian. Stapled wraps. Illustrations.
Covers: color linocuts (Constructivism).

Editorial Board and authors: Adolfs Talcis, Arnolds Serdants, Arvids Grigulis, Edgars Sillers, Fricis Rokpelnis, Gutmanis, Janis Aberbergs, Voldemars Branks, et al.

Artists: Adolfs Girdvoins, Aleksandrs Junkers, Alfreds Rentovics, Andrejs Grigelis, Elza Zandersone, Ernests Akolovs, Jan Aizhen, Janis Sneiders, Karlis Buss, Pauls Sterns, Roman Suta, V. Leimanis, Vilis Mednis, et al.

Literature - Theater - Art - Architecture - Politics - Satire - Books review - Chronicle - etc.

About this publication see Fraser 2014 pp. 133, 134, 135

Rare, especially in individual issues and complete.
WorldCat shows only 1 copy of this title worldwide.

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Aizens?, Zoscenko, et al.) Dekens, K. (Editor-in-chief)
SIGNALS ("Signal"). [Marxist magazine of poetry, prose and politics]. No. 1
Riga: Tautas Augstskola, 1928

The first issue.

Text in Latvian. Stapled wraps.

Editor-in-chief: K. Dekens.
Editorial Board: V. Branka, Gutmanis, A. Talcis.

Cover: color linocut (Constructivism) by Jan Aizhen?

Authors: Mikhail Zoshchenko, et al.

Literature - Theater - Art - Architecture - Politics - Satire - Books review - Chronicle - etc.

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Item ID: 04148R

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Aizens] Grigelis, et al.) Branks, V. (Editor-in-chief)
SIGNALS ("Signal"). [Marxist magazine of poetry, prose and politics]. No. 1
Riga: Tautas augstskola, 1929

Text in Latvian. Stapled wraps.

Editor-in-chief: V. Branks

Cover: color linocut (Constructivism) by A. Grigelis [Jan Aizhen].

Literature - Theater - Art - Architecture - Politics - Satire - Books review - Chronicle - etc.

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Item ID: 04147R

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Akhundov, Ismail
DUMOY O FRONTE ZANIATO SERDTSE I UM ("Heart and Mind Occupied by Thought about Front"). Hand-made political poster
[Baku, c. 1943]

Medium: Watercolor and pencil on paper l/d on cardboard

Size in inches: 27-1/4" x 19-3/8"

Size in centimeters: 69 x 49 cm

Artist: Ismail Akhundov.

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Item ID: Ar00204

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Akhundov, Ismail]
'Pochuia chto smert' u vorot...' ("'Feeling of Close Death...'"). Hand-made WW2 political poster
[Baku, c. 1943]

Medium: Watercolor on paper l/d on card

Size in inches: 26-5/8" x 19-1/2"

Size in centimeters: 67.5 x 49.5 cm

Artist: [Ismail Akhundov]. Text in Azerbaijani and Russian. Unframed.

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Item ID: Ar00216

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Akhundov, Ismail]
'Ot ognia fashistam dushno...' ("'Fascists Suffocate from the Fire...'"). Hand-made WW2 political poster
[Baku, c. 1943]

Medium: Gouache on paper l/d on card

Size in inches: 26-1/2" x 17-1/8"

Size in centimeters: 67.5 x 43.5 cm

Artist: [Ismail Akhundov]. Text in Azerbaijani and Russian. Unframed.

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Item ID: Ar00217

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Aksakov, Sergey
ZAPISKI OB UZHEN'E RYBY ("Notes on Fishing")
Moscow: Typography of Bakhmet'ev, 1871

Author: Sergei Aksakov.

4th augmented edition. Text in Russian. Half-leather emdossed in gilt to spine. XV, 363, III pp. Illustrated with engravings (polytypes). Owner's inscription dated 1872.

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Item ID: 02108R

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Aleksandrov, A. et al.
PERVAYA KONNAYA V PESNIAKH. ("The First Cavalry Army in Songs"). First edition.
Moscow: GIZ, 1929.
Red Army Songs II. Text in Russian. 4to (10-1/2 x 7) Stapled wraps. Illustrated cover (Avant-garde design by N. Moskalev). Portraits of Voroshilov and Budionny. 3000 copies only. [Alexandrov, Alexandr (1883-1946): the famous Soviet composer. Studied under Glazunov, Liadov, Vasilenko. Budionny and Voroshilov: two the most famous heroes of the Civil War. Semion Budionny (1893-19??) was a commander of the legendary First Cavalry Army (which was known also for its atrocities). Kliment Voroshilov (1881-19??): the famous Civil War commander, later Defense Minister, one of the close assistants of Stalin. Rare].

Item ID: 00345R

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Aleksandrov, A. I. (Composer). Text by Ya. Galitsky
YA NE TAKAYA... ("I Am Not of Such Kind"). On the cover: "Repertoire of Mr. Ally". Popular song. Inscribed
Moscow: Detlaf & Co., n/d (c. 1920)

Music by A. I. Alexandrov.
Poetry by Ya. M. Galitskiy.

Text in Russian. Folio (13-3/4" x 8-1/4"). Illustrated cover.
Warmly inscribed by (?).

Rare.

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Item ID: SM00122

Price: $145.00

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Alekseev, Kotsiubinsky) Lebid', Anany
KOTSIUBYNS'KY. NOTATKY DO BIOGRAFII ("Notes for the Biography"). First Edition
Kyiv (Kiev), Knygospilka, [1926]

Author: Ananiy Lebed'. Cover by Mykola (Nikolay) Alekseev.

Text in Ukrainian. Softcover. 94, (1) pp. Illustrated with photographs. 1000 copies only.

Rare, especially in such condition.

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Item ID: 02175R

Price: $345.00

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Aliakrinsky) Bedny, Demian
EPIGRAMMY, SHUTKI, EKSPROMTY ("Epigrams, Jokes, Improvisations"). First Edition
Moscow-Leningrad: GIz, 1928
Author: Demyan Bedni. Cover by Petr Alyakrinsky. Text in Russian. Softcover.

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


Item ID: 00903R

Price: $195.00

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Altman) Kamensky, A.
NATHAN ALTMAN. Exhibition Catalogue
Moscow: SKh, 1978

Catalogue of the retrospective exhibition of a famous Russian Soviet artist Natan Al'tman. Text in Russian. Softcover. Many illustrations. 3000 copies only.

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Item ID: 03417R

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Altman) Kamensky, A.
NATHAN ALTMAN. Exhibition Catalogue
Moscow: SKh, 1978

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Catalogue of the retrospective exhibition of a famous Russian Soviet artist Natan Al'tman. Text in Russian. Softcover. Many illustrations. 3000 copies only.

Scarce.

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Item ID: c00123

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Altman) Kamensky, A.
NATHAN ALTMAN. Exhibition Catalogue
Moscow: SKh, 1978

Catalogue of the retrospective exhibition of a famous Russian Soviet artist Natan Al'tman. Text in Russian. Softcover. Many illustrations. 3000 copies only.

Scarce.

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Item ID: 03694R

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Altman) Kuznetsov, E. D.
NATHAN ALTMAN. Exhibition Catalogue
Leningrad: Khudozhnik RSFSR, 1968

Catalogue of the retrospective exhibition of a famous Russian Soviet artist Natan Al'tman. Text in Russian. Softcover. Illustrated. 3000 copies only.

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Item ID: 00276R

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Altman) Kuznetsov, E. D.
NATHAN ALTMAN. Exhibition Catalogue
Leningrad: Khudozhnik RSFSR, 1968

Catalogue of the retrospective exhibition of a famous Russian Soviet artist Natan Al'tman. Text in Russian. Softcover. Illustrated. 3000 copies only.

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Item ID: 03412R

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Altman) Kuznetsov, E. D.
NATHAN ALTMAN. Exhibition Catalogue
Leningrad: Khudozhnik RSFSR, 1968

Photocopy of:

Catalogue of the retrospective exhibition of a famous Russian Soviet artist Natan Al'tman. Text in Russian. Softcover. Illustrated. 3000 copies only.

Scarce.

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Item ID: c00122

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Altman) Malevich, Mayakovsky, et al.
ISKUSSTVO KOMMUNY ("The Art of the Commune") No. 10
Petersburg: IZO NKP, 1919

Avant-garde literary and artistic newspaper. 19 issues published in all.

Text in Russian. 4 pages 18" x 12-1/2".

Letterpress masthead by Natan Altman.

Contributors: David Shterenberg, Kazimir Malevich, Nathan Al'tman, Nikolay Punin, Osip Brik, Vladimir Mayakovskiy, et al.

Aesthetics - Artistic education and propaganda - Artistic production - Children - Churches - Drama - Exhibitions - History - Libraries - Magazine review - Museums - Poetry - Polemics - Porcelain and porcelain industry - Proletkult - Toys - Western art Revolution - Futurism - etc.

MOMA Cat. No. 169, Getty Cat. No. 264, British Library Cat. No. 150.

Reproduced: Compton-2 (see p. 46), and other sources.

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

Highly important and rare periodical. Not in NYPL.

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Item ID: 02757R

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Altman) Malevich, Shklovsky, et al.
ISKUSSTVO KOMMUNY ("The Art of the Commune") No. 12
Petersburg: IZO NKP, 1919

Avant-garde literary and artistic newspaper. 19 issues published in all.

Text in Russian. 4 pages 18" x 12-1/2".

Letterpress masthead by Natan Altman.

Contributors: Kazimir Malevich, Nikolay Punin, Victor Shklovsky, et al.

Aesthetics - Artistic education and propaganda - Cinema - Futurism - Museums - Polemics - Proletkult - etc.

MOMA Cat. No. 169, Getty Cat. No. 264, British Library Cat. No. 150.

Reproduced: Compton-2 (see p. 46), and other sources.

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

Highly important and rare periodical. Not in NYPL.

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Item ID: 02761R

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Altman) Punin, Kushner, et al.
ISKUSSTVO KOMMUNY ("The Art of the Commune") No. 11
Petersburg: IZO NKP, 1919

Avant-garde literary and artistic newspaper. 19 issues published in all.

Text in Russian. 6 pages 18" x 12-1/2".

Letterpress masthead by Natan Altman.

Contributors: Boris Kushner, Nikolay Punin, et al.

Aesthetics - Architecture - Artistic education and propaganda - Artistic production - Churches - Competitions - Drama - Exhibitions - Futurism - History - Libraries - Magazine review - Museums - Poetry - Polemics - Proletkult - Revolution - etc.

MOMA Cat. No. 169, Getty Cat. No. 264, British Library Cat. No. 150.

Reproduced: Compton-2 (see p. 46), and other sources.

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

Highly important and rare periodical. Not in NYPL.

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Item ID: 02759R

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Altman, Kreitser) Kuznetsov, E. D. (Compiled by); Kozintsev, G. (Foreword)
NATAN AL'TMAN ("Nathan Altman"). Exhibition Catalogue. Signed
Leningrad: Khudozhnik RSFSR, 1968

Catalogue of the retrospective exhibition of a famous Russian Soviet artist Natan Al'tman.
Foreword by Grigory Kozintsev.

Text in Russian. Softcover. Illustrated. 3000 copies only.
Warmly inscribed and signed by the author to Boris Kreitzer.

Scarce, especially signed.

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Item ID: 04398R

Price: $395.00

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