[DESIGN BY KONSTANTIN ZOTOV] Odna shestaia: Stikhi [i.e. One-Sixth: Poems]. S. Shchipachiov.
[DESIGN BY KONSTANTIN ZOTOV] Odna shestaia: Stikhi [i.e. One-Sixth: Poems]

[DESIGN BY KONSTANTIN ZOTOV] Odna shestaia: Stikhi [i.e. One-Sixth: Poems]

Moscow: GIKhL, 1931. Item #879

78, [2] pp. 15x11 cm. In original illustrated cardboards. Slightly rubbed, otherwise very good.

One of 5000 copies. Very rare. Contrasting cover design was produced by Konstantin Zotov (1906-1990) who achieved a certain fame by designing posters of children and their health as well as creating children’s books. After World War II and anti-fascist posters, he came back to children and started to work in the Soviet animation studio.
This is a collection of poems by Sergei Shchipachev dedicated to ‘the sixth part of the world’ that was a common phrase describing the USSR after Vertov’s film in 1926.

Worldcat shows copies in North Carolina and Princeton Universities.

Price: $750.00

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