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Moskva, Goznak, 1925 Celebration was held on 1 st and 2 nd February 1925. Four performances were shown on the second day. It was excerpts from the opera Ruslan and Lyudmila by Mikhail Glinka and Sadko by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov, ballet La Sylphide by Jean-Madeleine Shneytshoeffer and Petrushka by Igor Stravinsky
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$235.00
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Pobeda nad vodnym prostranstvom [Victory over water]

by Lopatin N

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Biblionne
Published
1926
Condition
original front cover only, back cover is new, spots to covers
Edition
47 pp., ill
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$320.00

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Popular edition for children about rivers, channels and ships illustrated with photos and photomontages. It includes story about SS Leviathan, photos of semidreadnought Lord Nelson and South Carolina-class battleships. There is distinguished story about Special Expedition for Underwater Works to salvage valuable cargo and equipment from sunken ships established by GPU. They tried to find HMS Prince lost in a storm off… Read more
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Karta SSSR. Znaesh li ty kartu svoei rodiny? [The map of USSR. Do you Know the Map of your Motherland?].

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Biblionne
Published
1940
Condition
in very good condition, restored small tear to front cover.
Edition
15 pp., ill
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$750.00

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Uspenskii L.V. - compiler. Kalinin S.A. - book design Propaganda among the children. Printed in 1939 shortly before expansion territory of USSR. When Western Ukraine and Western Belorussia was joined to USSR this edition became not relevant. The edition was prepared in Museum Leningrad House of Popular Science. It was forward-looking children's museum with interactive exhibitions. Rare. We couldn't find any… Read more
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$750.00
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Shokolad [Chocolate]

by Zilov Lev

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Biblionne
Published
1928
Condition
in good condition outside, many marks by pen on margins, still interesting copy
Edition
30 pp., illustrations in red and black
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$1,250.00

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The one and only edition of the book. The book about chocolate. How it made, from the Native Americans to Russian confectionary Red October. Illustrator Vera Ivanova (1896-1948) studied in VKhUTEMAS and made several books together with Lev Zilov (The century of Russian book art, p.114). The author Lev Zilov (1883-1937) was poet and writer for children. OCLC traces one… Read more
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Chasy [Clocks]

by Polonskaia Elizaveta

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Biblionne
Condition
near to good condition, small tears to spine, losses of color layer on spine, marks by pen inside
Edition
16 pp., ill.
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$350.00

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Second edition [of this design]. Poems about clocks from Russian poetess Elizaveta Polonskaia (1890-1969) - member of The Serapion Brothers group (look Leslie Dorfman Davis, Serapion Sister: The Poetry of Elizaveta Polonskaja. Evanston, IL, 2001). Wolfgang Kasack wrote that her poetry is 'clear and beautiful'. In 20s she worked as a translator into Russian, f.e. works of Shakespeare. The illustrations made… Read more
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Zvezdy [Stars]

by Zhigankov P

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Biblionne
Published
1932
Condition
in very good condition
Edition
16 pp., ill.
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$1,800.00

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This picture book coincides with opening of first Planetarium in Russia (1929). Planetarium 'only looks like a church', but here we will tell you the whole truth about the Universe, will wean you from belief in fairy tales about the creation of the World and 'will teach you the truth'. The book made by Dmitrii Mel'nikov (1889-1966). He worked a lot… Read more
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Rabochii prazdnik. Stikhi dlia detei. [Working holiday. Verses for children]

by Vvedensky A.

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Biblionne
Published
1930
Condition
in good condition
Edition
11 pp., ill.
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$2,500.00

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First and only one edition. Livre d'artiste. Lithographed book. Aleksandr Vvedensky was one the founders the OBERIU group (Union of Real Art). This association considered be one of the most radical poetry groups. The members of the group were attacked in press, then arrested and expelled from Leningrad. Since that Vvedensky started work for children. Nevertheless Vvedensky was arrested and… Read more
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Pesn' o stroike. [Song of the construction]

by Barto A

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Biblionne
Published
1931
Condition
repaired in good condition
Edition
16 pp., ill.
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$1,250.00

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Very rare first edition. Livre d'artiste. Lithographed book. Early illustrations of Tatiana Mavrina. She studied at VKhUTEMAS. Mavrina started illustrated children books since 30s as well as some other Russian avantgarde artists due to less censorship in this genre in USSR. Mavrina is the only Russian artist who won Hans Christian Andersen Award for illustration. OCLC locates only one copy in… Read more
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Moia sistema dlia zhenshchin. [My system for ladies]

by Mueller J.

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Biblionne
Published
1930
Condition
in good condition
Edition
80 pp., ill
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$500.00

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R.I. Kalmens - traslation from German. B.A. Kal'pus - foreword. N. Borov – covers with photomontage Limited to 20.000 copies. A series of books about a healthy lifestyle of the Danish gymnast Joergen Peter Mueller (1866-1938) was very popular in pre-revolutionary Russia. In 1911 Müller came to Russia and acted in Moscow and St. Petersburg where showed as it is necessary… Read more
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