IMAGISM. Gostinitsa dlya puteshestvuiuschikh v prekrasnom. [Guesthouse for the Travelers in the Beautiful.]  1922-1924.<BR />
Lot 3074
IMAGISM. Gostinitsa dlya puteshestvuiuschikh v prekrasnom. [Guesthouse for the Travelers in the Beautiful.] 1922-1924.
US$ 6,000 - 8,000
£3,700 - 5,000

Lot Details
IMAGISM.
Gostinitsa dlya puteshestvuiuschikh v prekrasnom. [Guesthouse for the Travelers in the Beautiful.] 1922-1924.
Complete set of 4 issues. Folio. Illustrated with photogravures. Tan wrappers with the same Constructivist cover design in varying color schemes. Some soiling and restoration of wrappers.

THE ONLY PERIODICAL OF THIS IMPORTANT GROUP OF POETS THAT LASTED BRIEFLY FROM 1918-1924. With contributions by Osip MANDELSHTAM, Sergei ESENIN, A. MARIENGOF, V. SHERSHENEVICH, Vladimir SOKOLOV and others. Unlike the Futurists, the Imagists believed that "the image is an end in itself ... Art is form. Content is part of form." This was in stark contrast to the proletarian poets who believed content was everything.
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