LEBEDEV, VLADIMIR VASILEVICH, illustrator.
MARSHAK, SAMUIL. 1887-1964. Tsirk. [The Circus.] St. Petersburg: "Raduga," 1925.
4to. 12 pp. Color lithographs. Original color lithographed wrappers. One corner dog-eared and occasional thumbmarks; blue pencil on back wrapper.
FIRST EDITION. A masterwork of the Constructivist picture book. When Lebedev showed his pictures for Tsirk to Marshak, he immediately offered to write verses to go with them. Mayakovsky was particularly fond of Marshak's contribution to the book.