Moskva-Leningrad: Zemlia i Fabrika, 1926. Eleseev, Konstantin Stepanovich (1890-1968). Original pictorial wrappers. Fair-Good. Item #47
30-32 pp.; 16mo (18 cm); A group of eleven books, published in series "Library of Satire and Humor"
Comprising: Oskolki razbitogo vdrebezgi; Gospodin Tsatskin [Mr. Tsatskin]; Liudi, blizkie k naseleniiu [People close to the population]; Serdtse pod skalpelem [Heart under a scalpel]; Sluchai s Dzhordzhem [Incident with George]; Kosa na kamen; Smert afrikanskogo okhotnika [The Death of an African Hunter]; Sluchai s Patletsovymi [Incident with Patletsovymi]; Muzhchiny [Men]; Groznoe mestoimenie [The terrible pronoun]; Moia staraia shkatulka [My old casket].
Arkady Timofeevich Averchenko [Аркадий Тимофеевич Аверченко] (March 27, 1881, Sevastopol – March 12, 1925, Prague) was a Russian playwright and satirist. He published his stories in the journal Satyricon, of which he was also an editor, in the series of "New Satyricon", and other publications. He published a total of around 20 books. Averchenko's satirical writings can be described as liberal. After the Russian Civil War, he emigrated to Central Europe and died in Prague.