ANNENKOV, YURI. 1889-1974.
Portrety. [Portraits.] Petersburg: "Petropolis," 1922.
4to. 172 pp. Illustrated in color and black and white. Original magenta wrappers within RARE CONSTRUCTIVIST DUST JACKET. Light marginal toning to the book block; restoration to the margins of the wrappers with some small tears and chips, the dust-jacket backed onto matching paper with restoration to tears and voids particularly at the head and foot of the spine.
WITH THE RARE CONSTRUCTIVIST DUST JACKET. One of 900 copies (out of series). Contributors include E.I. ZAMYATIN, M.N. KUZMIN and M.V. BABENCHIKOV. This opulent monograph reproduces many of the most famous portraits of the Russian Avant Garde. Among the many writers and artists depicted in this famous collection of modernist portraits are Akhmatova, Altman, Benois, Chukovsky, Gorky, Khudosevich, Kuzmin, Pasternak, Remizov, Sologub, H. G. Wells, Zamyatin and Blok on his deathbed.