bird" was a monthly for art and literature edited by A. E. Kogan
who had been the typographical supervisor of the famous St.
Petersburg publisher Golicke & Vilborg. The main artistic director
was the art historian and artist G. Loukomsky, the one time director
of the Peterhof Museum in St. Petersburg and an active member of
Mir Iskusstva (World of art). The journal was printed
with the utmost care and was lavishly illustrated completely in the
tradition of the great pre-revolutionary Russian journals as Mir
Iskusstva. In total 14 numbers were printed in 13 issues.
Numbers 1-13 were printed in Berlin, while the last number was
printed in Paris. The print run is nowhere stated but was about 300
copies per issue. The cover of each issue was specially designed and
printed in radiant colours.