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    Sale 7472

    Valuable Russian Books and Manuscripts

    29 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 264

    GUDIASHVILI, Lado and Igor TERENT'EV (illustrators), KRUCHENYKH, Aleksei, Iurii DEGEN and others. Feniks. N. 1. [Phoenix. Number 1]. Tbilisi: Feniks, 1919.

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    GUDIASHVILI, Lado and Igor TERENT'EV (illustrators), KRUCHENYKH, Aleksei, Iurii DEGEN and others. Feniks. N. 1. [Phoenix. Number 1]. Tbilisi: Feniks, 1919.

    8° (217 x 175mm). 4 plates after Gudiashvili, 2 of these mounted. (Text browned, a few tears, some of these repaired.) Original illustrated wrappers by Terent'ev (repairs to the spine and extremities, soiling on rear wrapper). Provenance: one name underlined in pen.

    THE FIRST ISSUE OF THIS RARE TBILISI PUBLICATION. With the cover design by Terent'ev. Il'ia and Kirill Zdanevich are listed as collaborators on the title-page. MoMA, The Russian Avant-Garde Book, 261.


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