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Design by Irakli Gamrekeli

Bako da Haiast'ani: shtabech'dilebani [Baku and Armenia: impressions].

Tbilisi: Sakhelgami, 1930. Small octavo (12.4 × 17.9 cm). Original pictorial wrappers by Irakli Gamrekeli; 40 pp. About very good; faint trace of moisture stain to wrappers (somewhat more visible on the first few pages).

Striking green and black angular design by the Georgian avant-garde artist and father of Georgian stage design, Irakli Gamrekeli (1894-1943). The book contains a travelogue by Grigol Robakidze, detailing his trip through Azerbaijan and Armenia in the late 1920s. Published shortly before Robakidze defected to Germany; he would remain in the West until his death in 1962.

Chepyzhov 55.

As of February 2020, no copies traced in KVK, OCLC.

Book ID: 50565

Price: $1,500.00