Москва (Moskow): Издательство “Светлана” (Izdatelstvo Svetlana), 1921. Cover and the numerous full page and text illustrations by Alexey Rybnikov. Illustrated edition of Gogol’s “The Nose”. Printed in only 1000 copies. In publisher’s illustrated wrappers. 128, (4) p. Owner’s inscription on half title in ink. Small water stain on cover and spine, otherwise a good copy.
Gogol’s satirical short story about the St. Petersburg official whose nose leaves his face and develops a life of its own. With Alexey Rybnikov’s, (1887–1949) the Russian-Soviet graphic artist and painter’s, illustrations.