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MAYAKOVSKY, Vladimir (1893-1930). Voina i Mir. [War and The World.] St. Petersburg: Parus, 1917. 8° (199 x 131mm). (Some marginalia in the last few leaves.) Original cloth-backed boards (some tracing in pen-and-ink on the front board, one corner chipped, some light wear and light soiling). Provenance: Varvara Alexeeva-Meskhieva (by repute).

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MAYAKOVSKY, Vladimir (1893-1930). Voina i Mir. [War and The World.] St. Petersburg: Parus, 1917. 8° (199 x 131mm). (Some marginalia in the last few leaves.) Original cloth-backed boards (some tracing in pen-and-ink on the front board, one corner chipped, some light wear and light soiling). Provenance: Varvara Alexeeva-Meskhieva (by repute).
FIRST EDITION of one of Mayakovsky's favourite of his own poems -- a response to the ongoing world conflict, and an exhortation to revolution which he frequently like to recite to friends. MoMA 161.
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