The Face of War): Ilya Ehrenburg); Nathan Altman (Wrappers illustrated by) The Face of War): Ilya Ehrenburg); Nathan Altman (Wrappers illustrated by) The Face of War): Ilya Ehrenburg); Nathan Altman (Wrappers illustrated by)

The Face of War)

Ilya Ehrenburg); Nathan Altman (Wrappers illustrated by)

Published by (Moscow), 1928
Condition: f to vg Soft cover

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Large octavo. 122, [2]. Original illustrated wrappers by Nathan Altman.* "The Face of War" is Ilya Ehrenburg's powerful first hand account of the WWI battlefront. During World War I, Ehrenburg became a war correspondent for the Russian newspapers "Utro Rossii" (Morning Russia) and "Birzheviye Vedomosti" (Stock Market news). Written in his native Kiev between 1919 and 1924, " " (The Face of War) is based on the author's memoirs and series of articles during his two-year assignment on the Western Front (1915 to 1917). Ehrenburg recalls the two Russian Corps fighting alongside the French and the British, the shameless use of Senegalese troops in the most dangerous positions, and countless daily horrors at the Front. At the end, the war took a toll on Ehrenburg, and he suffered a nervous breakdown. Wrappers rubbed along edges. Previous owner's name and signature dated 25. 12. 1929 on front free endpaper and upper margin of title page (not affecting lettering). Pages 7-12 containing the Foreword ( ) are neatly cut out, and missing. Text in Russian. Wrappers in overall fair to good-, interior in very good condition. * Nathan Isaevich Altman (1889-1970) was a Jewish, Ukrainian and Soviet avant-garde artist, Cubist painter, stage designer and book illustrator who was born, grew up and began his art studies in Ukraine, Russian Empire. Bookseller Inventory # 40343

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Title: The Face of War)

Publisher: (Moscow)

Publication Date: 1928

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition:f to vg

Edition: First edition.

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