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Gogol, Nikolay] Pan'ko, Rudy (pseudonym)
VECHERA NA KHUTORE BLIZ DIKAN'KI ("Evenings on the Farm Near Dikanka") Tales, Published by the Beekeeper Rudyi Panko. [Two volumes]. First Edition
St. Petersburg, 1831 and 1832

Complete in two volumes.

Text in Russian. 7" x 4" half-leather bindings of the period. XXII, (1), 244 pp. + XVI, 354, (1), (1) pp.
From an outstanding 19th Century Nobleman's library.

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Item ID: 03977R

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Krylov, Ivan
BASNI RUSSKIYA ("Russian Fables") 2 Volumes
Paris: Le Comte Orloff, printed at Bossange, 1825
Author: Ivan Andreevich Krylov [Kriloff] (1769-1844). With imitations by various authors and two forewords. Published by Count G. Orlov.
Text in Russian, French and Italian. Leather (morocco)-backed boards, raised bands, decorated in gilt to spines. LXI, 245, [3] pp.; [4], 375, [3] pp. 6 engraved plates, one of them is the author's portrait.

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Item ID: 01685R

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Krylov, Ivan
BASNI RUSSKIE ("Russian Fables") 2 Volumes
Paris: Le Comte Orloff, printed at Bossange, 1825

Author: Ivan Andreevich Krylov [Kriloff] (1769-1844).
With imitations by various authors and two forewords. Published by Count G. Orlov.

Text in Russian, French and Italian. Two volumes bound together. Hardcover, gilt lettering to spine. LXI, [4], 245, [3] pp.; [4], 378, [3] pp. 6 engraved plates, one of them is the author's portrait.

From the library of countess Anne Therese Philippine d'Yves, well-known politically active Belgian noble, pamphlet writer and a participant in the Brabant revolution of 1789. With her armored bookplate and Bibliographic note.

Obolyanonov 1391. Vereshchagin 414 (Rare).

Very Rare. Not in Kilgour.

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Item ID: 04607R

Price: $12,700.00

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ZHIZN' I DEYANIYA DVENATTSATI PERVYKH TSEZAREI RIMSKIKH... ("Lives and Acts of Twelve First Roman Caesars with Enclosure of Their Portraits")
Moscow: Polezhaev / Typography of Zelennikov, 1794
Text in Russian. Two parts with separate pagination in one folio (16" x 10-1/2") full calf binding. Engraved title page and 12 full-size copper engraved portraits, some partially colored. Binding worn and damaged to spine; one portrait trimmed at margins and restored; else the book is in average antiquarian condition typical for its age.

Very Rare.

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Item ID: 01783R

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Larionov, Goncharova, Bilibin, Chekhonin, et al.) Various Artists and Authors
JAR-PTITZA [ZHAR-PTITSA]. Russische Monatsschrift fur Kunst u Literatur; FIRE-BIRD Russian Revue of Art and Literature. 18 Issues
Berlin [-Paris]: "Russische Kunst", 1921-1926 (+ New York: Brentano's, Inc.)

18 issues. (In the aggregate: set + 4 duplicates).

10 issues published by Brentano's (1 - 10) + 8 issues published by A. Kogan (1, 4/5, 6, 11, 12, 13, 14). Few defects.

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Item ID: 04593R

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Narbut or Zamiraylo). Editors: V., Stary, M. Zerov
KNYGAR' [KNYHAR'] ("Bookman"). Annals (Chronicle) of Ukrainian Literature. 31 issues (Complete run)
Kyiv (Kiev): Chas, 1917-1920

All 31 issues published.

Text in Ukrainian. 4to (10" x 6-3/4") Softcovers bound in two half-cloth volumes.

Editors: V. Staryi and Nikolay Zerov.
Cover design: the reference source attributes it to Egor Narbut. However, it might be by Victor Zamirailo.

Aesthetics - Annals - Archives - Art - Bibliography - Biographies - Books review - Children - Chronicle - Correspondence - Criticism - Discussions - Drama - Drawings - Education - Folklore - Graphics - History - Libraries - Linguistics - Literary critique - Magazine review - Memoirs - Philology - Poetry - Polemics - Politics - Propaganda - Prose - Public Education - Publishing - Translations - Ukrainian art and architecture (Kiev, Odessa, Kharkov, etc.) - etc.

More on this magazine is here.

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Item ID: 02367R

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Moor, Deineka, Rodchenko, Mayakovsky, et al.) Editor M. Kostelovskaya
DAESH' (DAYOSH, DAIOSH) ("Let's Produce"). Socially-Political and Literary-Artistic Magazine. 14 issues (complete run)
Moscow: Rabochaya Moskva, 1929

All 14 issues published.

Text in Russian. Folio (12" x 8-3/4") softcovers. 12 of 14 issues bound together + 2 issues separately. Avant-garde covers (Constructivism). Letterpress and photographic illustrations on covers and inside.

Artistic Director Dmitry Moor. Editorial Board and authors: M. Kostelovskaya, Aleksey Fedorov-Davydov, Alfred Kurella, Pavel Novitsky, Vladimir Mayakovsky, et al.
Covers and illustrations by artists and photographers: Aleksandr Deyneka, Alexander Rodchenko, Boris Ignatovich, Dmitry Debabov, Mechislav Dobrokovsky, Vladimir Liushin, et al.

Aesthetics - AKhR - Architecture - Art criticism - Artistic production - Artistic propaganda - Book reviews - Caricature - Ceramics - Chronicle - Clubs - Constructivism - Correspondence - Culture - Discussions - Exhibitions - Graphics - Industry - Leningrad - Military - Monumental art - Moscow - Museums - Obituaries - OMAKhR - Painting - Polemics - Politics - Posters - Productive arts - Proletarian art - Propaganda - Revolution - Satire - Sculpture - Socialist Realism - Street design - SVOMAS - VKhUTEMAS - Textile - Ukraine - Vsevolod Meyerhold and his theater - War - Workers - Youth - etc.

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Item ID: 02581R

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Mayakovsky, Malevich, Khlebnikov, et al.) Editors El Lissitsky and Ilie Ehrenburg. Design by El Lissitzky
VESHCH' ("Object") Objet. Gegenstand. International Revue of the Modern Art. Nos. 1-2, 3 (All published)
Berlin: Skify ("Skythen"), 1922

Complete set. Only 1-2 and 3 published.

Text in Russian, some in German and French. Small folio (12-1/4" x 9-1/4") stapled wraps. Profusely illustrated.
Editors: El Lissitskiy and Il'ya Erenburg.
Design by El Lissitskii.

Authors: Aleksandr Kusikov, Alexander Tairov, Boris Pasternak, Igor Glebov (Gleboff), Nikolay Punin, Nikolay Aseev, Sergey Esenin, Valentin Parnakh, Velemir Khlebnikov, Victor Shklovsky, Vladimir Mayakovsky, Charles Vildrac, Iwan Goll, Jules Romains, Gino Severini, Albert Gleize, Teo van Doesburg, Fernand Leger, Jacques Lipchitz, Le Corbusier, et al.

Artists: Kazimir Malevich, Albert Gleize, Teo van Doesburg, Fernand Leger, Jacques Lipchitz, Richard Eggerling, Meyerhold Theater, et al.

Culture - Aesthetics - Architecture - Art criticism - Artistic production - Bibliography - Book reviews - Chronicle - Cinema - Circus - Dances - Exhibitions - Literary criticism - Literature - Monumental art - Music - Paintings - Poetry - Productive arts - Sculpture - Theater - Constructivism - Imaginism - Tatlin - Prokofiev (Prokofieff) - OBMOKhU - etc.


Item ID: 03034R

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Lebedev, Vladimir
PRIKLYUCHENIYA CHUCH-LO ("The Adventures of Chuch-lo"). First Edition
Petersburg: Epokha, 1922

Lithographed Futurist book.
Author/Artist: Vladimir Lebedev.

Text in Russian. Oblong (6-3/4" x 9-1/2") Sewn wraps. Profusely illustrated with lithographs; lithographed text.

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Item ID: 03463R

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Chekhonin) Pasternak, Boris; Akhmatova, Anna; et al.
SIRENA ("Siren"). Proletarian Magazine. 1-5 (Complete set)
Voronezh: Gor. Ispolkom, 1918-1919
Text in Russian. Folio (12-1/2" x 9-3/4") stapled wraps. Illustrated. Authors: Alexander Blok, Boris Pasternak, Andrey Bely, Valery Briusov, Sergey Esenin, Vadim Shershenevich, Osip Mandelshtam, Anna Akhmatova, Riurik Ivnev, Boris Pil'niak, Anatoly Mariengof, Aleksey Remizov, et al.
Declaration (Manifesto) of Imazhinists.

Covers by Sergei Chekhonin (Serge Tchkhonine). Illustrations and text decorations by Viktor Zamirailo, Dmitry Mitrokhin , Vadim Falileev, Petr Miturich and B. Ul'ianishchev. Poirtraits of Anatoly Lunacharsky and Maksim Gorky.

Complete (All published).

Aesthetics - Bibliography - Book reviews - Culture - History - Linguistics - Literary criticism - Philosophy - Photography - Poetry - Politics - Propaganda - Prose - Public education - Sociology - Imaginism - Akmeism - A. Radishchev - B. Erdman - Emile Verhaeren - G. Chulkov - I. Rukavishnikov - K. Marx - M. Lermontov - M. Prishvin - M. Zenkevich - N. Gumilev - P. Odoevsky - P. Oreshin - S. Budantsev - V. Friche - V. Kerzhentsev - V. Lidin - V. Narbut - V. Shishkov - V. Zhukovsky - Yu. Anisimov - S. Klychkov - etc.

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Item ID: 01688R

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Vidberg) Various Authors
Group of 49 PROLETKUL'T Books
Moscow or Petersburg (Petrograd), 1917-1924
Books by various Proletcult authors (poets, prosaists, dramatists). Text in Russian (the last one in Latvian). Softcovers. Some covers by Sigismunds Vidbergs. In various condition, mostly pretty nice.

Rare.

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Item ID: 01806R

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Vladimirov, Vidberg) Various Authors
GRIADUSHCHEE ("The Future"). Proletarian Literary-Artistic Magazine. 22 Early Numbers
Petrograd [St. Petersburg]: "Iskusstvo I Sotsializm" / Proletkul't, 1918-1920

Numbers 1918 1-6, 8-10; 1919 1-8; 1920 1-6; 1921 4-6.

Text in Russian. All but one folio (12'1/2" x 9") stapled wraps; 1921 No. 4-6 4to (10" x 6-1/2") softcover.
Covers and illustrations by Ivan Vladimirov, Sigismund Vidberg, et al.
Participated: Anatoly Lunacharsky, Vasily Kazin, Nikolay Kliuev, et al.

Aesthetics - Archeology - Art criticism - Art history - Bibliography - Biographies - Books review - Children - Chronicle - Church - Cinema - Clubs - Correspondence - Discussions - Drama - Exhibitions - Futurism - History - Industry - Latvia - Literary criticism - Memoirs - Monuments - Moscow - Museums - Music - Obituaries - orkers - Painting - Palaces - Petrograd - Philosophy - Poetry - Polemics - Politics - Proletarian art - Proletkult - Propaganda - Prose - Public Education - Realism - Red Army - Revolution - Saratov - Science - Theater - War - Youth - etc.

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

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

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Item ID: 01977R

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Dobuzhinsky, Grigoriev, Annenkov, Bilibin, et al.) Various Authors. Editor-in-chief S. A. Belotsvetov
PEREZVONY ("Chimes") Literary-Artistic Magazine. 41 issues (almost complete set)
Riga [& Paris, New York]: Salamandra, 1925-1929

41 issues of 43 published in all.

Cover design by Mstislav Dobuzhinsky.

Text in Russian. Small folio (11-5/8" x 9") stapled wraps. Many illustrations.

Editorial Board and authors: Aleksei Remizov - Alexander Kuprin - Dmitry Merezhkovsky - Ivan Bunin - Konstantin Balmont - Marina Tsvetaeva - Michael Artsybashev - Mikhail Osorgin - Nadezhda Teffi - Nikolai Berdyaev - Sasha Cherny - Sergei Mintslov - V. Khodasevich - et al.

Artists: Apollinary and Victor Vasnetsov, Boris Grigoryev, Boris Kustodiev, Ivan Bilibin, Konstantin Korovin, Leonid Pasternak, Mstislav Dobuzhinskiy, Nicholas Roerich, Nikolay Bogdanov-Belsky, Sergey Vinogradov, Simon Lissim, Yury Annenkov, and many others.

Poetry - Prose - Art critique - Bibliography - Obituaries - Chronicle - Children's corner - Exhibitions - etc.

Rare.

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Item ID: 03042R

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Lissitzky, El) Bely, Andrey (Editor)
EPOPEIA [EPOPEYA] ("Epic") Nos. 1-4 (All published)
Moscow-Berlin: Gelikon, 1922-1923

4 issues published in all.

Text in Russian. Softcovers. 275, [11] pp., 301 pp.; 310, (1) pp., 305, (2) pp.

Editor: Andrey Belyi.

Covers by El Lissitzky.

Contributors: Aleksandr Kusikov, Aleksei Tolstoy, Aleksey Remizov, Andrei Belyi, Benedikt Livshits, Boris Pilniak, Georgy Ivanov, Grigory Petnikov, Marina Tsvetaeva, Sergey Klychkov, Vasily Kazin, Victor Shklovsky, Vladislav Khodasevich, et al.

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Item ID: 03061R

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Liubarsky, et al.) Mayakovsky, Punin, Pilniak, et al.
GORE PAKHARIA ("Woe of the Ploughman") and TAIFUN ("Typhoon"). Artistic-Literary and Social Magazine. Nos. 1, 3 & 4
Vladivostok: PrimGubKomPomGol / Svobodnaya Rossiya, 1923

Three issues (of six ever published) of the Soviet Futurist Far East magazine. Text in Russian. Square 4to (10-1/2" x 9-1/2") stapled wraps. Illustrated. 2000 copies only.
From the archive of the Futurist artist Pavel Ivanov. The magazine changed its title after the 3rd issue.

Editor: Pavel Liubarskiy.
Avant-garde covers and illustrations by Pavel Liubarsky, V. Okhlopkov, V. Pashkevich.

A. Bakushinsky - Aesthetics - Agriculture - Al. Bogdanov - Amur River - Arseny Nesmelov - Art critique - Artistic life - Artistic propaganda - Bibliography - Biography - Book reviews - Boris Beta - Boris Pil'niak - Braque - Cheliabinsk - Chronicle - Culture - Delaunay - Drama - Famine - Far East - Fascism - Folklore - France - Futurism - G. Rikhter - G. Travin - Graphics - History - Iv. Leushin - Iv. Lopatin - Karl Marx - Khabarovsk - Leger - Literary criticism - M. Dokukin - M. Trirog - Mikhail Larionov - N. Kurganov - N. Nikolaev - N. Tikhonov - Natalia Goncharova - Nikolay Punin - Noel' - P. P. Stankov - Painting - Paris - Philately - Philosophy - Picasso - Poetry - Politics - Posters - Propaganda - Prose - Samara - Self-portrait - Postal Stamps - Starvation - V. Aleksandrovsky - V. Kislov - Vasily Chekrygin - Vasiliy V. Grazhensky (his portrait by P. Liubarsky) - Victor Bart - Vladimir Mayakovsky - Vladimir Tatlin - Z. Matveev - etc.

Very Rare. Not in MOMA, not in Getty, not in British Library. The first title not listed either in PPS, or in Smits.

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Item ID: 01721R

Price: $3,995.00

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Kruchenykh, A. (Text). Malevich, Rozanova (Illustrations).
VOZROPSHCHEM ("Let's Grumble"). First Edition.
Petrograd, 1913.
Softcover. Text in Russian. Illustrated cover and three original lithographs: two by Kazimir Malevich and one by Olga Rozanova. 1000 copies only. An illustration and the cover of this book were reproduced in the catalogue "The Russian Avant-garde Book" (MOMA collection) and other sources. [Kruchenykh, Alexei (1886-1968): A famous Russian writer, one of the founders of Russian Futurism.]

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Item ID: 01150R

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Krylov, Ivan
BASNI RUSSKIYA ("Russian Fables") Volume One
Paris: Le Comte Orloff, printed at Bossange, 1825
Volume I of two. Author: Ivan Andreevich Krylov [Kriloff] (1769-1844). With imitations by various authors and two forewords. Published by Count G. Orlov.
Text in Russian, French and Italian. Leather-backed marbled boards, decoration in gilt to spine; marbled endpapers and edges. LXI, 245, [3] pp. 2 engraved plates, one of them is the author's portrait.

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Item ID: 01801R

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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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Lissitzky, El and Ilie Ehrenburg
VESHCH' ("Object") Objet. Gegenstand. International Revue of the Modern Art. No. 1-2
Berlin: Skythen, 1922
Text in Russian, some in German and French. Small folio (12-1/4" x 9-1/4") stapled wraps. Profusely illustrated.
Editors: El Lissitzky and Ilie Ehrenburg.
Design by El. Lissitzky.
Authors: Victor Shklovsky, Vladimir Mayakovsky, Boris Pasternak, Sergey Esenin, Aleksandr Kusikov, Nikolay Punin, Igor Glebov (Gleboff), Valentin Parnakh, Charles Vildrac, Iwan Goll, Jules Romains, Gino Severini, Albert Gleize, Teo van Doesburg, Fernand Leger, Jacques Lipchitz, Gino Severini, Le Corbusier, et al.
Illustrations: Albert Gleize, Teo van Doesburg, Fernand Leger, Jacques Lipchitz, Richard Eggerling, et al.

Culture - Aesthetics - Architecture - Art criticism - Artistic production - Bibliography - Book reviews - Chronicle - Cinema - Circus - Dances - Exhibitions - Literary criticism - Literature - Monumental art - Music - Paintings - Poetry - Productive arts - Sculpture - Theater - Constructivism - Imaginism - Tatlin - Prokofiev (Prokofieff) - OBMOKhU - Tairov - Etc.

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Item ID: 01689R

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Grigoriev) Cherny, Sasha
DETSKY OSTROV ("Children's Island"). First Edition
Berlin: Slovo, [1921]
Author: Sasha Cherny. Cover and illustrations by Boris Grigoriev. Text in Russian. Folio (12-1/2" x 19") Hardcover. 158 pp. Illustrated with lithographs.


Item ID: 01764R

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Bogdanovich, Petr?
DIKIY CHELOVEK ("Savage Man Laughing at the Erudition and Customs of the Contemporary Society"). First Edition
St. Petersburg: P. Bogdanovich / Shnor, 1781
Authorship attributed to Petr Bogdanovich. Text in Russian. 6-1/8" x 4" half-leather. Engraved decorations.
Philosophical treatise. From the library of Petr Kaznacheev with his bookplate.

Bound together with "Crata Repoa".

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Anonymous
CRATA REPOA ("... or How in the Ancient Times Was conducting Initiation into the Secret Society of Egyptian Priests"). First in Russian
St. Petersburg: Kleen, 1779
Text in Russian. 6-1/8" x 4" half-leather. Engraved decorations.
Occult treatise. From the library of Petr Kaznacheev with his bookplate.

Bound together with "Dikiy Chelovek...".

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Item ID: 01754Rb

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Kazin, Rodov, Obradovich, et al.
GUDKI ("Sirens"). Magazine of Moscow Proletkult. Nos. 1-6 (Complete Run)
Moscow: Proletkul't, 1919
Complete (6 issues published in all). Text in Russian. 7-1/2" x 5" stapled pamphlets.
Authors: Vasily Kazin, Sergey Obradovich, Semen Rodov, et al.

Bibliography - Book reviews - Chronicle - Clubs - Correspondence - Culture - Humor - Literary criticism - Moscow - Music - Poetry - Proletarian art - Proletkult - Propaganda - Prose - Revolution - Satire - Theater - etc.

Rare, especially complete. Not in Getty, not in British Library.

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Item ID: 01759R

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Lentulov) Khlebnikov, Burliuk, et al.
MOSKOVSKIYE MASTERA. Zhurnal Iskusstv ("Moscow Masters. The Magazine of Arts"). The only published Issue
Moscow, Spring 1916
Only one issue ever published. Text in Russian. 4to (10" x 7-3/4") cloth. Original front cover bound in. 100, [12] pp. Illustrated with plates.

An unusual, one of a kind copy with artistic cloth covered binding and endpapers made in Avant-garde style (possibly by Mikhail Tarkhanov).
Cover and decorations by Aristarkh Lentulov.

In this magazine: Aleksandr Kuprin, Aristarkh Lentulov, Benedikt Livshits, D. Varavvin, David Burliuk, Il'ia Mashkov, Konstantin Bol'shakov, Martiros Saryan, Mil'man, Nikolay Aseev, Nikolay Roslavetz, Nikolay Burliuk, Pavel Kuznetsov, Petr Konchalovsky, Riurik Ivnev, Samuil Vermel', Tikhon Churilin, Utkin, Vasily Kamensky, Velimir Khlebnikov, Vladimir Burliuk.
Aesthetics - Art criticism - Artistic life - Bibliography - Book reviews - Chronicle - Culture - Futurism - Graphics - Linguistics - Literary criticism - Moscow - Music - Obituaries - Painting - Poetry - Prose - Sergey Bobrov - Symbolism - Theater - Vladimir Mayakovsky - etc.

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Item ID: 01772R

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Various Artists) Bedny, Demian
Group of 21 Books by Demyan Bedniy
Kharkov, Petrograd [Leningrad], Moscow: 1918-1935
Author: Dem'ian Bednyi. Text in Russian. Mostly have illustrations and/or illustrated covers by Petr Aliakrinsky, Georgy Berendgof, Tatyana Mavrina, Arkady Shcherbakov, et al. In various condition.

A similar Bedny's book reproduced in "Dictionnaire..." (see p. 65).

Copies of some books from this group were systematically withdrawn from libraries and bookshops and destroyed by the order of Soviet government. ("Collated List of Books to Be Withdrawn from Libraries and Book Trading Network" page 21.)

Very Rare, especially as a group. Not in MOMA, not in Getty, one book in British Library.

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Item ID: 01807R

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

Text in Russian.

Rare.

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Item ID: SM00076

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Nekrasov, Nikolay
STIKHOTVORENIYA ("Verses"). Volumes 1-3 (set)
St. Petersburg: Zvonarev, 1864
Author: Nikolai Alekseevich Nekrasov (1821-1877). Text in Russian. Set of three half-leather volumes decorated in gilt and titled in French to spines; color edges. 214, 229, 204 pp. Rozanov 1110. Very nice set.

Rare 4th edition. Not in Kilgour.

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Item ID: 01624R

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Konashevich) Kharms, Daniil
IGRA ("The Game"). First Edition
Leningrad: GIZ, 1930

A famous children's book

Author: Daniil Kharms.
Artist: Vladimir Konashevich.

Text in Russian. Stapled wraps. Illustrated throughout.

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Item ID: 03453R

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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.

Item ID: 01340R

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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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Iskander (Aleksandr Gertsen [Alexander Herzen])
BYLOYE I DUMY ("My Past and Thoughts"). First Edition. Vols 1-3
London: Vol'naya Russkaya Tipografiya, 1861-1862

Author: Alexander Gertzen.
Three volumes of four published. Each with its own title page and separate pagination. Text in Russian. Each 7-1/2" x 4-1/b" half-leather over marbled boards; marbled epps and ends. XI, 414, III, (1) pp. + 416, II, (1) pp. + 285, (1), (1) pp. Kilgour 436.

The major Herzen's work. Rare.

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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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Lebedev) Marshak, Samuil
MOROZHENOE ("Ice Cream")
Moscow: Molodaya Gvardiya, 1929

A famous children's book.

Author: Samuil Marshak.
Artist: Vladimir Lebedev.

Text in Russian. Large 4to (11" x 8-1/2") Stapled wraps. Illustrated throughout.

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Klutsis, Veideman, et al.)
STREHLNEEKS ("Rifleman"). Magazine of Latvian Riflemen No. 4-5
Moscow: Latvian Riflemen Division, 1919

Double issue.

Text in Latvian. Stapled softcover. Illustrated.

Illustrations by Gustav Kluzis (Klutsch), Ivan Severin (J. Seberin), Karlis Veidemanis (Weidman), and E. Grunvald (Grunwald).

Poetry - Prose - Politics - etc.

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Bulgakov, Mikhail.
MASTER I MARGARITA ("Master and Margarita"). 1st Publication.
Moscow: "Moskva", 1966-1967.

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

Magazines MOSKVA ("Moscow") 1966 No. 11 and 1967 No. 1.

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Dul'sky, Petr; Adariukov, et al.
KAZANSKIY BIBLIOFIL ("Kazan's Bibliophile"). Magazine of Critique and Bibliography. Issues 1 and 2
Kazan': Druzya Knigi, 1921 [- 1922]
Two first issues of four published. Text in Russian. Folio (12" x 9") softcovers. 117, [3] pp. + 206, [2] pp. Illustrated. 1000 copies only. Old library marking.

Editor: Piotr Dul'skiy.

Aesthetics - Archives - Art - Art history - Artistic life - Bibliography - Biographies - Books review - Chronicle - Competitions - Exhibitions - Folklore - History - Icons - Libraries - Linguistics - Literary criticism - Literature - Manuscripts - Memoirs - Miniatures - Monasteries - Museums - Obituaries - Philology - Philosophy - Poetry - Politics - Prose - Publishing - Religion - Science - Theater - Translations - 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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Yustitsky, Vasil'ev) Various Authors and Artists
VZMAKHI ("Flapping"). 1st and 2nd Collections of Proletkult. (Both books)
Saratov: Proletkul't / Sovgrafiya, 1919 and 1920

Only two books ever published.

Poetry, prose, on Futurism, literary criticism, art, chronicle, etc.
Text in Russian. Softcovers.
1st: 7-1/4" x 5-1/2". 128 pp. Covers and title page: futurist drawings by Valentin Yustitskiy (lithographs?)
2nd: 10-1/4" x 6-3/4". 96 pp. Cover by M. Vasiliev. Illustrated with Avant-garde works.

Very Rare, especially as a set. Not in MOMA, not in Getty, not in British Library.

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Pailes, Rabichev, Mandelshtam, Ehrenburg, Livshits, et al.). Editors:Vladimir Makkaveisky and Georgy Kirsta
NEDELIA LITERATURY I ISKUSSTVA ("Week of Literature and Art"). Issues 1 and 3
Kiev: M. F. Karelin, 1919

Ukrainian Jewish artistic and literary magazine. Two issues (of three ever published).

Text in Russian. Large 4to (11-1/2" x 8-3/4") stapled wraps. Illustrated.

Authors: Benedikt Livshits, Ilya Erenburg, Olga Forsh, Osip Mandelshtam, Vladimir Makkaveiskiy, et al.
Artists: Isaac Payles and Isaac Rabichev.

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

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

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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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Kochergin) Various Authors
KUZNITSA ("Smithy"). Magazine of Proletarian Writers. 6 Issues
Moscow: Narkompros, 1920-1922

Issues 1, 2, 3, 5-6; 9. (6 issues of 9 published in all).

Text in Russian. Small 4to (9-3/4" x 6-3/4") Softcovers.

Avant-garde lithographic covers and decorations by Nikolay Kochergin.

Poetry - Prose - Literary critique - Bibliography - Chronicle - Proletarian art - Proletkult - etc.

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

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

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Mayakovsky, Vladimir
Photographs of ROSTA WINDOWS - Exhibit from 20 LET RABOTY MAYAKOVSKOGO ("20 Years of Mayakovskiy's Work") Exhibition
[Moscow, 1930]

Original photographs (in 3 parts) of ROSTA WINDOWS. The photographs were presented at the famous first (and last at his lifetime) exhibition of Vladimir Mayakovski's creative work.

Text in Russian.

Medium: Photo l/d on cardboard

Size in inches: 12-1/4" x 22-1/2"

Size in centimeters: 31 x 57 cm

Comments: From the archive of Victor Duvakin.
(Photo of the exhibition.)

One of a kind items.

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Annenkov, Burliuk, Kulbin, et al.). Belenson, Aleksandr (Editor)
STRELETS ("The Archer. Third and Final Collection")
St. Petersburg: Strelets, 1922

Editor Aleksandr Belenson.
Authors: Fedor Sologub, Mikhail Kuzmin, Vasily Rozanov, Anna Akhmatova, L. Karsavin, Erich Gollerbakh, Arthur Lurye, et al.
Artists: Nathan Altman, Yury Annenkov, Lev Bruni, Mstislav Dobuzhinsky, Nikolay Kulbin, Vladimir Lebedev, Ivan Puni (Jean Pougny), Marc Chagall. Logo by David Burliuk.

Text in Russian. Silk over boards, original front cover bound in. 175 pp. Profusely illustrated (Frontispiece, plates, text drawings). 300 copies only.

MOMA Cat. No. 447, Getty Cat. No. 756, British Library Cat. No. 493, NYPL Cat. No. 291.

Rare and important Futuristic collection.

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Rodchenko) Zelinsky, K. & Selvinsky, I. (Edited by)
BIZNES ("Business. Collection of the Literary Section of Constructivists"). First Edition
Moscow: GIz, 1929
Various authors. Editors: Kornely Zelinskiy and Ilia Sel'vinskiy. Text in Russian. Softcover. 260 pp. Cover: letterpress photomontage by Alexander Rodchenko. 2000 copies only.

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Item ID: 01773R

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Zugrin) Arvatov, Obradovich, et al.
TVORI! ("Create!"). Magazine of Ateliers of Moscow Proletkult. 4 issues (All published)
Moscow: Proletkult, 1920-1922

All 4 issues published in all.

Text in Russian. 4to (10-1/2" x 7" to 10" x 6-3/4"), stapled. Missing rear cover in the last issue.

Issues 2-4 with Avant-garde covers. Illustrations and decorations (linocuts) by Aleksandr Zugrin.
Authors: Boris Arvatov, Sergey Obradovich, et al.

Bibliography - Chronicle - Competitions - Declaration - Education - International Proletkult - Literary critique - Magazine review - Poetry - Polemics - Proletarian art - Propaganda - Prose - Theater - etc.

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

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

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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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Vatolina and Denisov (Artists)
Poster NE BOLTAY! ("Don't Gossip!")
Moscow-Leningrad: Iskusstvo, 1941

World War Two original poster.

Medium: Color Lithograph

Size in inches: 22-5/8" x 17-3/8"

Size in centimeters: 57.5 x 44 cm

Comments: Artists: Nina Vatolina and Nikolay Denisov. Text in Russian. Unframed.

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Klutsis, Veideman, et al.)
STREHLNEEKS ("Rifleman"). Magazine of Latvian Riflemen No. 4-5
Moscow: Latvian Riflemen Division, 1919

Double issue.

Text in Latvian. Stapled softcover. Illustrated.

Illustrations by Gustav Kluzis (Klutsch), Ivan Severin (J. Seberin), Karlis Veidemanis (Weidman), and E. Grunvald (Grunwald).

Poetry - Prose - Politics - etc.

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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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Various authors (Tolstoy, Lev, et al.)
Group of vintage books from the series LITERATURNYIE PAMIATNIKI ("Literary Monuments")
Moscow: Akademiya Nauk, 1957-1980
Text in Russian. Hardcovers. List of the books:
Aksakov, S. ISTORIYA MOEGO ZNAKOMSTVA S GOGOLEM. 1960.
Grigor'ev, A. VOSPOMINANIYA. 1980.
IL'YA MUROMETS. 1958.
Lermontov, M. GEROY NASHEGO VREMENI. 1962. Dust jacket.
Odoevskiy, V. RUSSKIYE NOCHI. 1975.
PANCHATANTRA. 1958.
POLIARNAYA ZVEZDA Izd. A. Bestuzhevym i K. Ryleevym. 1960.
POVEST' O SKANDERBEGE. 1957.
Pushkin, A. KAPITANSKAYA DOCHKA. 1964. Dust jacket.
Tiutchev, F. LIRIKA. 2 vols. 1966.
Tolstoy, L. KAZAKI. 1963. Dust jacket.
Tolstoy, L. VOSKRESENIYE. 1964.
Turgenev, A. KHRONIKA RUSSKOGO. DNEVNIKI. 1964. Dust jacket.

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Various authors
VOL'NOE ISKUSSTVO. Vol'ny Pskov ("Free Art. Free Pskov"). Magazine of Art Collectivization. 1919 Nos. 4-5, 6
Pskov: ONO, 1919
Text in Russian. Folio (13-1/2" x 9" and 14-1/2" x 9").

Proletkul't magazine. Aesthetics - Archeology - Architecture - Art - Art criticism - Artistic production - Bibliography - Chronicle - Competitions - Culture - Exhibitions - Handicraft - History - Literary criticism - Museums - Music - Poetry - Politics - Productive arts - Propaganda - Prose - Public Education - Sculpture - Sociology - Futurism - Apollinaire - SVOMAS (VKhUTEMAS) in various cities

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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