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Borisov, Leonid

2 Leonardi 2. With cover by Nikolai Akimov.

2 Leonardi 2. With cover by Nikolai Akimov.

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Borisov, Leonid 2 Leonardi 2. 

Cover design by N. Akimov.

Leningrad, Izdatel'stvo pisatelei v Leningrade, 1928.
8vo, 137 pp., 5 pp. of cat.

In original pictorial wrappers.
In good condition, wrappers lightly rubbed, small tears to spine, minor soiling to some pages.

One of 6 000 copies published.

This novel by the writer Leonid Borisov (1897-1972) focuses on two circus performers. It is Borisov's third book, published a year after his best novel 'Khod Konem' ('Knight's Move').
The beautiful cover was created by Nikolai Akimov (1901-1968), a prominent book artist, experimental theatre director, and scenic designer known for his collaborations with the Leningrad Comedy Theatre.

Russian Modernism, #98.

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