Lot 302:
GRIGORIEV BORIS (1886-1939) Russische Erotik. [Munchen, 1921].
5 500 7 500
12 l. ill.; 39.2x31.6 cm. illustrated with lithographs. number 65 from the edition of 300. In a publisher’s burgundy-coloured folder. Spine glued. Sets of «Russische Erotik» in good condition are exceptionally rare, as after the Nazis came to power in Germany the edition was almost completely destroyed. The lot is supplemented by the book: Der Moskowitische Eros: Eine Sammlung russischer dichterischer Erotik der Gegenwart / Mit sechs illustrationen von Boris Grigorjew. - Munchen: Allgemeine Verlagsanstalt, [1924]. Moscow Eros. A Collection of Contemporary Russian Erotic Poetry and Prose. Munich, [1924]. - 131 p., 1 l. front. ill., 5 l. ill.; 22.3 x 15.2 cm. In German. Frontispiece and five lithographs by Boris Grigoriev. Publisher’s cloth binding with gold embossing on spine and upper cover. Verge paper. Binding cloth slightly faded. The book includes erotic works by the Russian classics of the late 19th and early 20th centuries: V. Brusov, K. Balmont, S. Gorodetsky, A. Chekhov, A. Polenov, V. Aratov, M. Kuzmin.
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