Livre D’artiste from Biblionne

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Zheleznaia Doroga [The Railroad]

by -

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Biblionne
Published
1937
Condition
In good condition, but first two leaves slightly cut
Edition
[12] pp., ill
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$290.00

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Livre d'artiste. First edition. Elena Safonova studied in VKhUTEMAS under Kuzma Petrov-Vodkin. She was close to OBERIU (the Union of Real Art), Russian avant-garde futurist association. She illustrated books of Aleksandr Vvedensky and Daniil Kharms, prominent poets of OBERIU. In 1932 she was arrested and send into exile with members of this union. OCLC locates two copies in Princeton University and Western… Read more
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Loshadka. [The Horse]

by Kvitko Leib

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Biblionne
Published
1938
Condition
in good condition, owner’s inscription
Edition
[12] pp., ill
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$200.00

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Moskva: Detizdat TsK VLKSM,1938 Livre d'artiste. First edition. Leib Kvitko is an Yiddish poet, a member of The Kultur Lige. His books were translated by the best Soviet poets and illustrated by the Russian children's favourite artist Vladimir Konashevich. During the Second World War Kvitko became a member of Jewish Ani-Fascist Committee. Together with Peretz Markish, David Hofstein and Itzik Feffer… Read more
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$200.00
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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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Leningrad: Khudozhnik RSFSR, 1978 Compilation and book design - B.G. Kreitser. The author of the book artist Boris Kreitser (1905- 1979) studied ar VKhUTEMAS. He was sentenced to death during Great Purge but escape execution. After returning to Leningrad he continued illustrate books. This edition is quite uncommon for that time. It was total prepared by the artist, selection of poems, vignettes,… Read more
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$130.00