Amazing avant-garde cover by Konstantin G. Bor-Ramensky for a book by Vasily Kamensky Yunost Mayakovskogo (Mayakovsky's Youth). Hardcover first edition published in Tbilisi, Georgia by Zakkniga, Tiflis in 1931. Text in Russian, total print of 5000 copies.
Kamensky, Vasily (1884-1961): well-known Russian and Soviet poet, one of the founders of the Russian Futurism.
Mayakovsky, Vladimir (1893-1930): The most famous Soviet poet, one of the founders of Russian Futurism.
Kamensky's frienship with Mayakovsky extends back at least as far as 1917 when the two, together with David Burliuk, organized The Poets' Cafe in Moscow.
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