A Princeton University Library Blog Showcasing New Acquisitions of Interest to Students and Scholars in Slavic, East European and Eurasian Studies

Thomas Keenan, Slavic, East European and Eurasian Studies Librarian, Princeton University

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The images are from the rare book and manuscript collections of the Rare Books and Special Collections division of Princeton University Library. Left to right from the top: the front page of the 10th issue of 7 дней М.К.Т., an advertising newsletter published in 1923-1924 by Alexander Tairov’s Moscow Kamerny Theatre (Московский камерный театр); a page from Vladimir Mayakovsky’s 1928 picture book for children Что ни страница, то слон, то львица; a manscript draft of the poem “В самом себе, как змей, таясь” from the Osip Mandel’shtam Papers; the Count Carlo Brentano de’ Grianti Journal; a manuscript draft of the poem “На розвальнях, осыпанных соломой” from the Osip Mandel’shtam Papers.