Item #182 [KIRILL ZDANEVICH] Antebuli xeivani. Leqsebi [i.e. Flaming Alley. Poems]. S. Abasheli.

[KIRILL ZDANEVICH] Antebuli xeivani. Leqsebi [i.e. Flaming Alley. Poems]

Tbilisi: 1923. Item #182

110 pp. 17,5x13 cm. In original illustrated wrappers. Some soiling and minor tears to the wrapper. Good clean block.

First edition. 1 of 1000 copies. Very rare.
Front cover designed by Kirill Zdanevich (1892-1969),important Georgian Soviet artist, well-known in 1920s (older brother of famous
Ilya Zdanevich). Kirill was influenced by Cubo-futurism which led him alongside with Mikhail Larionov to creation of the theoretical concept of Vsyochestvo - La Toutisme. He worked with Tatline for a period of time in his Moscow studio. Together with his brother he published Futuristic manifests, illustrated books by Mayakovsky and Kruchyonykh, et al. In Tbilisi (old name Tiflis) Zdanevich continued to participate in activities of Futurists where they formed the ‘41 degrees’ art group (geographical latitude of Tbilisi).

No copies in the Worldcat.


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