Armenian Avant-Garde

Shatakhosut’yun: vipak [Communion: a novel].

Erevan: Pethrat, 1932. Octavo (18.5 × 13.2 cm). Original pictorial wrappers (not attributed; illegible initials to lower left corner); 135 pp. Very good or better.

Translation of Lev Ovalov's novel "Boltovnia" (Talk, 1928) by Stepan Elias Zorian (1889-1967), who served as the editor-in-chief of the Armenian State Publishing House in the early 1920s and was a published writer in his own right. With a striking, but unattributed wrapper design in red and green, with initials to lower left corner, but not identifiable by us. Russian title from rear wrapper: "L. Ovalov, Boltovnia." As of February 2020, not in KVK or OCLC. We can only trace the copy at the Armenian National Library.

Book ID: 50607

Price: $950.00