URSS EN CONSTRUCTION REVUE MENSUELLE ILLUSTRÉE [Whole Number 6]
by Semionova, E. [design]
[Moscow: State Publishing House of Graphic Arts, 1932. Folio (41.5 x 30cm). Typographic wrappers. Heavily illustrated with photographs. Corners a bit bumped, some wear along spine, with split below lower staple, otherwise very good. Founded by Maxim Gorky and published in the Soviet Union from 1930 to 1941 (and 1949), under the general editorship of G. Piatakov. An issue of this innovative periodical devoted to Soviet Civil Aviation. This is the French language edition, translator not identified. "All the visual strategies of the propaganda photobooks, designed by Lissitsky, Rodchenko and others were developed in USSR in Construction, one of the most beautifully produced magazines of the twentieth century" - Parr-Badger. Versions were also published in Russian, German and English. PARR-BADGER I:148.
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