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Georgian Avant-Garde

Dzakhili aghmosavlets: leksebi [A cry toward the east: poems].

Tbilisi: Shroma, 1927. Octavo (17.5 × 12.5 cm). Original pictorial wrappers by Irakli Gamrekeli; 14, [1] pp. Very good.

First and only edition of the author’s third book of poems, devoted to the Fereydan Georgians, which were forcibly relocated by Shah Abbas I as well as his successors from the early seventeenth century onward. Appealing wrapper design by the Georgian avant-garde artist and father of Georgian stage design, Irakli Gamrekeli (1894-1943). One of 1000 copies printed.

Chepyzhov 41.

As of June 2020, not in KVK, OCLC.

Book ID: 50860

Price: $350.00