Garmon. Poema (Accordion. A Poem)
by Zharov, A.
S. l. (Moscow [?]): Molodaia gvardiia, 1926. Softcover. First edition in book form (initially published in the same year in "Komsomolskaia pravda"), 1 of 4000 copies; 6 3/4 x 5 1/4; pp. , 9-30; beautiful, Avant-garde, pictorial wraps; a few small nicks and a bit of wear along edges; partially unopened; very good condition.Aleksandr Alekseevich Zharov (1904 - 1984) was a Soviet poet and political poster creator. He began his career writing for various satirical journals, including "Komar," "Krasnyi perets," and "Zanoza." He came into prominence with his current work and a movie with the same name would be adapted from the poem by one of the greatest early Soviet filmmakers igor Savchenko (1906 - 1950) in 1934. Zharov served in the Russian Navy during the Second World War and was one of the most active TASS poets (TASS - a major Russian news agency, founded in 1902), contributing texts to numerous political posters. After the war, he became heavily involved with Agitplakat. (Inventory #: 001918)