LEBEDEV, VLADIMIR VASILEVICH. 1891-1967.
Medved [The Bear.] Moscow and Petrograd: Misl, 1923.
4to. 8 pp. Black-and-white lithographs. Original color lithographed wrappers. Wrappers expertly restored, closed marginal tears.
FIRST AND ONLY EDITION of this rare picture book in Lebedev's Constructivist Neo-Primitivist style used in a quartet of folk tales he illustrated for "Misl." Believing that only the artist himself could do them fully to his liking, he prepared the lithographs himself.