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    Sale 5315

    Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts including Modern First Editions

    13 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 260

    BELY, Andrei, Sergei ESENIN, Vasily KAMENSKY, Boris PASTERNAK, and others. Iav'. Stikhi [Reality: Verse]. Moscow: Iav', 1919. 4°. Printed on thick, brown paper. Original pictorial card wrappers designed by Lentulov (slight wear to spine). FIRST EDITION. An anthology bringing together a varied group of poets including the Ruralist Esenin, the Symbolist Bely, and Boris Pasternak. Aristarkh Lentulov was associated with Hylaea, and the Knave of Diamond group. MoMA 228.

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    BELY, Andrei, Sergei ESENIN, Vasily KAMENSKY, Boris PASTERNAK, and others. Iav'. Stikhi [Reality: Verse]. Moscow: Iav', 1919. 4°. Printed on thick, brown paper. Original pictorial card wrappers designed by Lentulov (slight wear to spine). FIRST EDITION. An anthology bringing together a varied group of poets including the Ruralist Esenin, the Symbolist Bely, and Boris Pasternak. Aristarkh Lentulov was associated with Hylaea, and the Knave of Diamond group. MoMA 228.


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