MAYAKOVSKY, VLADIMIR VLADIMIROVICH. 1893-1930.
RODCHENKO, ALEXANDR, illustrator. Razgovor s fininspektorom o poezii.[A Conversation with a Tax Collector about Poetry.] Tiflis: Zakkniga, 1926.
12mo. 15 pp. With one internal photomontage designed by A. Rodchenko. Original Constructivist photomontage wrappers designed by A. Rodchenko. Spine reinforced; some soiling.
FIRST EDITION. Mayakovsky defined his rhyme in this important agitprop poem as "a keg of dynamite," that poetry is "a journey to the unknown." Rodchenko's photomontage on the front and back wrappers incorporates two photographs he took of the revolutionary poet.