LISSITSKY, EL (LAZAR LISSITSKII), designer.
FEDOROV, I.V. editor. SSSR stroit sotsializm. [USSR Builds the Socialism.] Moscow: IZOGIZ, 1932. 4to. 286 pp. Original cloth-backed Constructivist decorated white boards. Covers rubbed and soiled.
FIRST EDITION. Generally acknowledged to be one of the finest books designed by Lisstisky, SSSR stroit sotsializm is illustrated throughout with dynamic Constructivist photomontages including a four-page gatefold to propagate the enormous industrial and social progress during the first Five Year Plan. The striking endpapers declare "Workers of the world unite!" in numerous languages all in red and gray.