MAYAKOVSKY, VLADIMIR VLADIMIROVICH. 1893-1930.
RODCHENKO, ALEXANDR, illustrator. Sergeiu Eseninu. [To Sergei Esenin.] Tiflis: Zakkniga, 1926.
12mo. 16 pp. With two internal photomontages by A. Rodchemnko. Original two-color Constructivist photomontage wrappers designed by A. Rodchenko. Bookstore's rubberstamp on front wrapper and minor soiling.
FIRST EDITION. Mayakovsky and the peasant poet Esenin were rivals before and after the Russian Revolution. When Esenin committed suicide, Mayakovsky was so upset that he published this denunciation of the poet's taking his own life. Mayakovsky himself committed suicide in 1930.