Mayakovsky Smiles Mayakovsky Laughs Mayakovsky Jeers
- Year: 1936
- Country: Russia
- Language: Russian
- Movement: Constructivism
- Subject: Fiction
- Dimensions: Width: 13.00cm Height: 19.80cm Depth: 2.20cm
Collection of works by V Mayakovsky, a famous Soviet poet, one of the founders of Russian Futurism. Cover and illustrations in the book are by V Mayakovsky. The book includes poems and passages from poems, ditties, epigrams and sketches, in which an angry satire is combined with cheerful humour, caustic and wicked mockery with heroic pathos and lyrical sincerity. Published by Gosizdat, 35 000 copies. Acceptable condition. Rubbings on the cover, loss of paper alongside the edges, staining. Two cancelled library stamps on the inside of the front and back covers, pencil and pen markings on flyleaf and the inside of the back cover. Tears on the inside of the back cover along the spine. Pen markings and dust staining on the back cover. 387 pages.