Small 8°. 174 pp. with 6 interleaved black and white portraits on glossy paper, , green linen binding with illustrated embossed cover and embossed title on spine, original illustrated dust jacket (Very Good, old collector’s stamp, wrappers with minor wearing on corners, old pencil annotations verso).
The book includes selected poems and prose by six pioneers of Armenian communist movement in literature five of which lost their lives during the Revolution: Hakob Kamari (Հակոբ Կամարի, 1889-1930), Seyri, (Սեյրի, with a real name Ավետիք Համբարձումի Գուլոյան, 1880 – 1920), Horen Lorenz (Խորեն Լորենց, 1892-1919), Avag Kochinyan (Ավագ Կոծինյան, 1891 – 1918), Armenak Boryan (Արմենակ Բորյան, 1886 - 1918), and Melik Melikyan (Մելիք Մելիքյան, 1868-1918). Each chapter is accompanied by a portrait of an author. This collection of text, with a meaningful title The Monument was published at the 40th anniversary of the Communist Party of Armenia in Yerevan, at the time a part of Soviet Armenia.
The book comes from a library of an Armenian author and researcher Levon Mikirtitchian (Lewon Mkrtchʻean), active in Munich in the second half of the 20th century.
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