JAR - PTITZA. Modern Russian Art. Nos. 1, 2, 3, 4-5, 6, 7, 8 and 9.
Berlin, Germany: Verlag Alexander Kogan Russische Kunst G.m.b.H., 1921. First Edition. Hardcover. Folio - over 12 - 15" tall. Very good+ condition. Item #019231
Bound volume containing the first nine issues of this publication, including one double issue. There is a title page inserted with a Brentano's Inc. slug on it stating that there are 10 issues within, but there is no indication that these issues are original issues and are not reprints. The text is in Russian with some captions in German and French, and a few summary articles are in English. Beautifully lithographed covers, with numerous tipped-in color plates, portraits, and black-and-white illustrations. Small bump to the top corner, and the cloth of the rear hinge is torn, but the inner hinge remains strong. The texts are clean and unmarked. Ezhemesiachnyi literaturno-khudozhestvennyi illiustrirovannyi zhurnal. Russische Montasschrift für Kunst u. Literatur, revue russe d'art et de littérature. Issues 1, 2, 3, and 4-5 were issued in 1921, and 6-9 were issued in 1922. First edition.