PAVLOV, Ivan. Ugolki staroi Moskvy. Moscow, Government printers MTKH, .
4to. Original flexible portfolio, lettered and patterned; pp. , 10 hand-numbered woodcuts in up to four colours; spine of portfolio repaired, otherwise very good.
First edition, one of 500 copies printed. Here the Moscov artist Ivan Pavlov (1872-1951) evokes quiet corners of Old Moscow, looking back at the old city after the ravages of the Second World War. He is renowned for innovative wood-engraving and cutting techniques.
Provenance: This copy was handed over to a Polish delegation in Moscow in 1949 (inscription on verso of title).