LISSITSKY, EL (LAZAR LISSITSKII), designer.
ERENBURG, ILYA GRIGOREVICH. 1891-1967. Ispaniya. [Spain.] Moscow and Leningrad: OGIZ-IZOGIZ, 1937.
2 volumes. Illustrated with photographs by Robert Capa, I. Erenburg and others. Designed by Evgenii Golyakhovskii, Es and El Lisstisky. Decorated gray cloth. Covers rubbed, soiled and bumped; inner endpapers discolored; pages waterstained but rarely affecting text.
FIRST EDITIONS. Rare propaganda photo albums designed to raise support for Soviet involvement in the Spanish Civil War. Hungarian photojournalist Robert Capa and Erenburg, then war correspondent to Spain for Izvetsiya, supplied some of the photographs. The last one in the first volume shows a little Spanish Communist boy with a pistol.