Pro Eto (That's What). Vladimir Mayakovsky.
Pro Eto (That's What)

Pro Eto (That's What)

ISBN: 0882330519
Ann Arbor, MI: Ardis Press, 1973. First Facsimile Softcover Edition Thus. Stapled Wrappers. A facsimile of the now-classic work of collage & poetry by Vladimir Mayakovsky (1893-1930), the great Russian & Soviet poet-artist at the forefront of the Futurist movement. An exact copy of the first edition published in Russia during 1923, this edition was published fifty years later in our city of Ann Arbor, Michigan, simultaneously in hardcover & softcover. This copy is from the softcover edition. All text in Russian, & with reproductions of two additional collages meant for but never included in the original edition following the facsimile (courtesy of Mme. Lily Brik, Mayakovsky's lover, as noted). A startlingly modern work of poetry, collage & design in a rare format; a keystone collectible in the Mayakovsky canon. In fine condition with mild-to-moderate rubbing, browning, scratching & spotting to front, back covers & stapled spine; mild wear & some tiny bumps, creases at edges & corners of same; mild spotting to edges of text block. Interior very fine with only mild spotting to mostly blank areas of paste-downs & endpapers; tiny bumps & creases to corners of page leaves; occasional spots at/ near same. Fine. [Item #4009]

Price: $30.00