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    Sale 5140

    Fine Printed Books Including Modern First Editions & Miniature Books

    25 October 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 187

    GONCHAROVA, Natalia and Mikhail LARIONOV -- ZDANEVICH, Ilia (as Eli Eganbyuri). Natalya Goncharova. Mikhail Larionov. Moscow: Ts. A. Myunster, 1913. 4°. 54 illustrations, 8 of these lithographs. (Occasional light wear in fore-margins, light soiling on first few leaves.) Original illustrated wrappers (re-backed, some repaired tears, two letters on front cover partly supplied, soiled).

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    GONCHAROVA, Natalia and Mikhail LARIONOV -- ZDANEVICH, Ilia (as Eli Eganbyuri). Natalya Goncharova. Mikhail Larionov. Moscow: Ts. A. Myunster, 1913. 4°. 54 illustrations, 8 of these lithographs. (Occasional light wear in fore-margins, light soiling on first few leaves.) Original illustrated wrappers (re-backed, some repaired tears, two letters on front cover partly supplied, soiled).

    FIRST EDITION of the first survey of Goncharova and Larionov's work. With 4 lithographs by Goncharova, and 4 by Larionov. Zdanevich's book, published soon after the break with Kruchenikh, was intended to establish the two artists' pre-eminent position in the avant-garde. Hellyer 85; MoMA 27.


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