Moskovskii chudak: pervaia chast' romana "Moskva" [The Moscow Eccentric: part one of the novel "Moscow"].

Moscow: "Nikitinskie subbotniki" 1927. Octavo. Original illustrated wrappers by S. Telingater; 249, [1] + [2] pp. publisher's ads. Uncut and unopened copy; very light dust-soiling to wrappers; crease to lower right corner of front wrapper. Item #2308

Part one of the novel Moscow, published as a trilogy from 1926 to 1931. Andrei Bely (Bugaev, 1880-1934) was an important poet and novelist influenced by Russian Symbolism and Rudolf Steiner's anthroposophy. Wrappers designed by Soviet graphic designer and painter Solomon Telingater (1903-1969), one of the key representative of Soviet constructivism. First published in 1926 by Krug. This edition is significantly less common than the first edition, with KVK, OCLC locating copies at Harvard, Stanford, NYU and the NYPL only.

Price: €225.00