29 November 2007
KRUCHENYKH, Aleksei Eliseevich (1886-1968), TERENT'EV, Igor (1892-1937). Kuranty. [The Chimes]. Tbilisi: s.n., 1918-1919.
2 vols, 8° (220 x 180mm and 227 x 190mm). Three tipped-in plates, vignettes throughout. (Light browning, some light marginal staining to first few leaves of vol. 1.) Original card covers with printed titles and printed illustration on upper cover of vol. 2 (some light marginal staining).
THE FIRST TWO ISSUES OF THIS RARE GEORGIAN AVANT-GARDE JOURNAL. Includes several portraits by Terent'ev. Vol. 1 features Kruchenykh's 'The love adventure of Maiakovskii'. Not in MoMA, The Russian Avant-Garde Book; not in Getty. (2)
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