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    Sale 7472

    Valuable Russian Books and Manuscripts

    29 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 211

    KHLEBNIKOV, Velemir. Oshibka Smerti. [Death's Mistake]. Moscow: Liren, 1917.

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    KHLEBNIKOV, Velemir. Oshibka Smerti. [Death's Mistake]. Moscow: Liren, 1917.

    8° (205 x 160mm). (Marginal dampstain.) Original printed wrappers (light wear to the extremities, spotting on lower cover). Provenance: Georgii Adamovich (signature on upper cover) -- Russian bookseller's small stamp on the inside lower cover.

    FIRST EDITION of Khlebnikov's folk play. The Russian Museum in St. Petersburg holds sketches by Lev Bruni for a production of this play. Not in MoMA, The Russian Avant-Garde Book.


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