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ARMENIAN DIASPORA / ARMENIAN BOOK DESIGN: ԺԱՏՐԱԿ ԽԱՂԱՑՈՂԸ [Schachnovelle] Zoom



ARMENIAN DIASPORA / ARMENIAN BOOK DESIGN: ԺԱՏՐԱԿ ԽԱՂԱՑՈՂԸ [Schachnovelle]

Istanbul: Marmara Gazetesi 1970.

Author: Stefan ZWEIG (1881 – 1942), author.
Place and Year: Istanbul: Marmara Gazetesi 1970.
Technique:
Code: 68411

8°. 82 pp., [1] blank, illustrated card wrappers (minor staining, old dedication on the inner side of the front cover, old manuscript on the last blank page, a tiny loss of paper in the upper part of the spine, minor wear, otherwise in a good condition.

 

 

This is a rare first Armenian translation of Stefan Zweig’s last novella Schachnovelle (The Royal Game or Chess Story), published in Istanbul.

The text was first published in a limited edition of 300 examples 1942 in Buenos Aires. The first European edition was in issued in Stockholm in 1943 and the first English one a year later in New York.

Germany only issued the book as a pocket edition in 1974, making it a classic bestseller.

Due to the political situation of Armenia in the 1970, when it was a part of the Soviet Union, many translations to Armenian would be first made by the diaspora.

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