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Kruchenykh, Aleksei, N. Aseev, B. Pasternak, V. Mayakovsky, V. Khlebnikov, and others.
TURNIR POETOV [TOURNAMENT OF POETS]. MOSCOW: GRUPPY LEFOVTSEV, 1930
Estimate
2,5003,000
JUMP TO LOT
82
Kruchenykh, Aleksei, N. Aseev, B. Pasternak, V. Mayakovsky, V. Khlebnikov, and others.
TURNIR POETOV [TOURNAMENT OF POETS]. MOSCOW: GRUPPY LEFOVTSEV, 1930
Estimate
2,5003,000
JUMP TO LOT

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Kruchenykh, Aleksei, N. Aseev, B. Pasternak, V. Mayakovsky, V. Khlebnikov, and others.
TURNIR POETOV [TOURNAMENT OF POETS]. MOSCOW: GRUPPY LEFOVTSEV, 1930
8vo (172 x 220mm.), [limited to 150 copies], lithographed throughout, title printed in red, illustrations by Kirill Zdanevich and Igor Terentiev, original pictorial wrappers by Zdanevich, backstrip chipped with loss, corners frayed 
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Provenance

presentation copy inscribed by kruchenykh, "To Edik Iodkorski, future participant in the poets' tournaments! Practise a bit more. A. Kruchenykh. Moscow 26/vi/59"

Literature

Hellyer 251; Ex-Libris 139; The Russian Avant-Garde Book 914

Catalogue Note

This collection of poetic statements and poems was re-produced as lithographed manuscript text. Each author writing his own piece and the accumulation of different styles along with the typographical design makes for an interesting and fluid piece. This important and rare work unites the Futurists, the Constructivists and the leaders of the Social Realists.

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