PASTERNAK, BORIS. 1890-1960.
Lot 4222
PASTERNAK, BORIS LEONIDOVICH. 1890-1960. 2 titles:
US$ 800 - 1,200
£480 - 710
Auction Details
Lot Details
2 titles:
1. Devyatsot p'yatiy god [The Year 1905]. Moscow: GIZ, 1927. 8vo. 100 pp. Original illustrated stiff wrappers in red, black and white. Marginal stain to 1 leaf, wrappers creased and rubbed and edges and spine.
FIRST EDITION of this epic, and in fact celebratory, poem on the revolutionary events of 1905. Edition of 3000.
2. MY [We]. Moscow: Pan-Russian Union of Poets "Chikhi-Pikhi," 1920. 8vo. 63 pp. Original decorative wrappers. Yellowed, upper cover browned, wrappers tattered with some repairs to edges and backstrip.
Collaborative volume of leftist poetry, including early Pasternak poems and poems by Shershenevich, Khlebnikov, and the symbolists Balmont and Ivanov. With constructivist vignette by Erdman on the upper cover.
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