KRUCHENYKH, Aleksei (author), GONCHAROVA, Natalia, MALEVICH, Kazimir, ROZANOVA, Ol'ga, KULBIN, Nikolai, and AL'TMAN, Natan (illustrators). Vzorval. [Explodity.] St. Petersburg: self published, 1913. Small 2° (184 x 125mm). Lithographed throughout with illustrations after Goncharova, Kulbin, Rozanova, Al'tman and Malevich, rubber-stamped text, some printing on coloured paper. Original stapled lithographed wrappers (short splits at spine ends, light wear and short tears at extremities). Provenance: 'I. Ts. No. 11' (small shelf-mark on the inside front cover).
ONE OF 450 COPIES. One of the most effective examples of the Futurist desire to explode traditional categories, and break-down the distinctions between text and image. This second edition, the first with the cover by Rozanova, adds one illustration each by Rozanova and Kulbin, compared to the first edition published earlier in the same year. MoMA, The Russian Avant Garde Book, pp.72-3.