Kruchenykh, Aleksei, Ivan Kliun and Kasimir Malevich.
4to (223 x 191mm.), [limited to 450 copies], frontispiece and 2 lithographed illustrations and cover design by Ivan Kliun, original decorative wrappers, wrappers slightly browned
Hellyer 248; Ex-Libris 138; The Russian Avant-Garde Book 105
Although this work is written almost entirely by Kruchenykh it also contains the first appearance in print of a text by Malevich. The aim was to attack nineteenth-century Russian Symbolism and its romantic outlook and praise the linguistic changes of contemporary poetry by Guro and her use of "zaum" language.
Please call 1-800-555-5555 to order a print catalog for this sale.
Online Registration to Bid is Closed for this Sale. Would you like to watch the live sale?Watch Live Sale