Azbuka nashey Zhizn - ABC of our Life
E Permyak, I Kabakov
- Year: 1963
- Country: Russia
- Language: Russian
- Subject: Children's Literature
- Dimensions: Width: 17.50cm Height: 22.00cm Depth: 1.00cm
Children's book about building communism, by Evgenii Permyak with illustrations by I Kabakov. The book discusses themes such as the importance of industry, factories, and agriculture in the creation of a communist society. Great illustration of planes, helicopters, satellite dishes, satellites, radio tower, tractors, building sites, cranes, and ships on first and last page. Ilya Kabakov is renowned artist who has worked on conceptual art, illustration, immersive installations and theoretical texts over the course of his career; in the Soviet Union he worked as both an 'official' artist, on children's book illustrations, and also as an 'unofficial' artist. 128 pages. Hardback. Published by the Government Publishing House for Children's Literature, 1963, Moscow. Fair condition, wear on the edges of the cover, some paper skimming on back cover, marks. Some pencil lines on a blank page at the start of the book - inner pages are otherwise in excellent condition.