Alfa un auto. -- konstruktiva spele. […] [Alfa and Car. Constructivist Play.]. Linards Laicens.
Alfa un auto. -- konstruktiva spele. […] [Alfa and Car. Constructivist Play.]
Latvian Avant-Garde

Alfa un auto. -- konstruktiva spele. […] [Alfa and Car. Constructivist Play.]

Rigā (Riga): TNT Izdevums, 1925. First edition. In original typographically illustrated wrappers, the Constructivist design printed in red and black. 58, (4) p. With former collection stamps on title page verso and on p. 17 and 58. Spine slightly worn. Small mark in ink on cover. Overall a good copy.

A Constructivist play in five acts by Linards (Petrovich) Laicens (1883-1938) the central figure of the Latvian avant-garde. He was the editor of the avant-garde review the “Tribine”, and also active in politics as a member of Communist party. Laicens 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.

Price: €1,000.00

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