Complete Collection of Literary Works by Lev Nikolaevich Tolstoy Book 17 Polnoe Sobranie Hudojestvennih Proizvedenyi Lva Nikolaevicha Tolstogo Kniga 17
- Year: 1928
- Country: Russia
- Language: Russian
- Movement: Constructivism
- Subject: Literature
- Dimensions: Width: 16.00cm Height: 24.00cm
This book is a part of a series which present a complete collection of literary works by Lev Tolstoy. Cover design by El Lissitzky, Russian artist, designer, photographer, typographer, polemicist and architect. He was an important figure of the Russian avant-garde, helping develop suprematism with his mentor, Kazimir Malevich, and designing numerous exhibition displays and propaganda works for the Soviet Union. His work greatly influenced the Bauhaus and constructivist movements, and he experimented with production techniques and stylistic devices that would go on to dominate the 20th-century graphic design. Part number 17 includes stories entitled "Holstometr", "Death of Ivan Ilych", "How People are Alive". Fair condition. Frayed spine and margins, rubbings, staining. Pencil handwriting on the back cover. Published by Gosizdat, 1928.