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Mindlin, Emily

Krasin in the Ice. In Armenian. Signed and inscribed author's copy.

Krasin in the Ice. In Armenian. Signed and inscribed author's copy.

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[Mindlin, Em.] [Krasin in the Ice]. ԿՐԱՍԻՆԸ ՍԱՌՈՒՅՑՆԵՐԻ ՄԵՋ.

In Armenian.
[Designed by P. Suvorov].

[Moskva], [Tsentralnoe izdatelstvo narodov SSSR], 1931.
8vo, 32 pp., ill.

In original illustrated wrappers. Signed and inscribed inside front cover.
Near very good condition, edges sun-tanned, author’s mark to title page.

Signed andinscribed by the author: 'Chitai na zdorove! / Ariadne Rykovyan / ot / armyanskogo pisatelya / Em. Mindlinyantsa. / Moskva / 28/XII 1931' [Read to your health! / Ariadne Rykovyan / from / Armenian writer / Em. Mindlinyants. / Moscow / 28/XII 1931]. Mindlin used two pre-reform orthographic letters in this text. One of 5 000 copies published.

The Soviet icebreaker 'Krassin' participated in the rescue operation of Umberto Nobile's North Pole expedition. The writer Emily Mindlin (1900-1981) was among the crew members. Mindlin's novel was originally published in Russian in 1929 and later reprinted in multiple languages of the Soviet nations.

We couldn't trace any copy of this edition in the USA or European libraries via OCLC.

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