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Osenni Son P'esa v Chetyrekh Kartinakh ( The Autumn Dream/ a Play in  Four acts) by  Elena Genrikhovna Guro - Paperback - First Edition - 1912 - from marilyn braiterman rare books (SKU: 4413)

Osenni Son P'esa v Chetyrekh Kartinakh ( The Autumn Dream/ a Play in Four acts)

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Osenni Son P'esa v Chetyrekh Kartinakh ( The Autumn Dream/ a Play in Four acts)

by Guro, Elena Genrikhovna

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  • Paperback
  • First
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St. Petersburg, 1912. Thin 8vo, decorated wrappers. Slightly soiled, small chip to spine; internal split between pages 16 and 17. First edition of Elena Guro's second book in an edition of 500 copies. Two black and white portraits and three color relief half-tone plates. Two pages of printed music, a suite for violin and piano, "Osenni Son". The portraits are relief half tones of her son, who died as a child, the drawing showing what he might have been at eighteen. Elena Guro was a Russian painter and poet, a founder and inspiration of Russian Futurism. She was an organizer with her husband Mikhail Matyushin, and others of the avant-garde literary group Hylaea. She died of leukemia in l1913 and here husband, Khlebnikov, Kruchenyk and Malevich published "Troe" in her memory. Matyushin composed music for the opera 'Victory Over the Sun." References: Getty, Russian Modernism, 237. MoMA, Russian Avant-Garde Book, checklist 8. . Decorated Wrappers. Near Fine. Illus. by Matyushin, Mikhail and Elena Guro. Thin 8vo.

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Bookseller
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Bookseller Inventory #
4413
Title
Osenni Son P'esa v Chetyrekh Kartinakh ( The Autumn Dream/ a Play in Four acts)
Author
Guro, Elena Genrikhovna
Illustrator
Matyushin, Mikhail and Elena Guro
Format/binding
Paperback
Book condition
Used - Near Fine
Binding
Paperback
Place of Publication
St. Petersburg
Date published
1912
Keywords
Russian Futurism, Poetry, Russian Poetry, Hylaea, Russian Woman Artist, Russian Avant-Garde
Size
Thin 8vo

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