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    Sale 7472

    Valuable Russian Books and Manuscripts

    29 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 209

    KHLEBNIKOV, Velemir (author), and BURLIUK, David and Vladimir (illustrators). Tvoreniia. 1906-1908. [Works. 1906-1908]. Moscow: Futuristy Gileia, 1914.

    Price Realised  

    KHLEBNIKOV, Velemir (author), and BURLIUK, David and Vladimir (illustrators). Tvoreniia. 1906-1908. [Works. 1906-1908]. Moscow: Futuristy Gileia, 1914.

    8° (209 x 138mm). 8 plates after D. and V. Burliuk. Original wrappers printed in red and black (spine ends chipped, front joint split, short tear to lower cover). Provenance: Russian bookseller's small stamp on the lower cover.

    FIRST EDITION. A very good copy. With 8 plates by the Burliuks, including a frontispiece portrait of Khlebnikov. MoMA, The Russian Avant-Garde Book, 64.


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