Item #381 Laterna Tumsa. / Laterna Tumsā. (1911.–1915.) [Lantern in the dark. (1911.–1915.)]. Linards Laicens.
Cover by Niklāvs Strunke

Laterna Tumsa. / Laterna Tumsā. (1911.–1915.) [Lantern in the dark. (1911.–1915.)]

Valka: J. Rauskas. (1918). First edition. 109, (3) p. Near fine condition.

Cover designed by Niklāvs Strunke (1894–1966) the most outstanding representative of the 20th century Latvian Avant-garde.

Linards (Petrovich) Laicens (1883-1938) was a Latvian Expressionist writer, poet. He was also active in politics as a member of Communist party. Editor or leftist Avant-garde journal Tribine. He was imprisoned several times in Latvia as a Communist, in 1932 he fled to the Soviet Union where he was perished during the Great Purge in 1938.


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