Divpadsmit. Skiti. Latviskojis Leons Paegle. / Divpadsmit. Skīti. Latviskojis Leons Paegle. [The Twelve. The Scythians. Translated by Leons Paegle.]. Aleksandr Blok, Alexander.
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Divpadsmit. Skiti. Latviskojis Leons Paegle. / Divpadsmit. Skīti. Latviskojis Leons Paegle. [The Twelve. The Scythians. Translated by Leons Paegle.]

(Riga): Jaunā Kultura, (1923). First Latvian edition. In original illustrated wrappers. 19, (1) p. In fine condition.

The first Latvian edition of Blok’s enigmatic poems related to the October Revolution “The Twelve”, and “The Scythians”.

Cover designed by Jānis Liepiņš (1894–1964) the Latvian cubist painter and book designer. [Bibl.: Fraser, James H.: Publishing and Book Design in Latvia 1919–1940: A Re-discovery. Riga, Neputns. 2014. p. 198; image: R18.]

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