A vse-taki ona vertitsia (And Yet the World Goes Round)
Ehrenburg, Ilya (Text); Fernand Leger; Tatlin; Lissitzky; van Doesburg; Rodchenko; Picasso (Illustrators)
Octavo. 139, pp. Original half cloth over illustrated paper covered boards. Front cover illustrated by Fernand Leger. In this remarkable compilation of essays, Ilya Ehrenburg declares with enthusiasm that all form of artistic creativity cannot exist but as objects, that there is no art beyond the limits of things. This perfect example of Russian Avant-garde book is illustrated with 16 plates of planes, ships, trains and large steel structures as well as designs by Tatlin, Lissitzky, Leger, van Doesburg, Rodchenko and Picasso. Moderate age wear on binding with covers age-toned and slightly chipped along edges. Head and tail of spine partly chipped. Previous owner's stamo on free front endpaper. Pages slightly age-toned throughout. Text in Russian. Binding in overall good-, interior in good+ condition.
Edition: First edition
Book ID: 32524