Revel' (Tallinn): Knigoizdatel'stvo "Bibliofil" 1921. Octavo (22 × 15 cm). Original illustrated wrappers by A. Vabbe; 108,  pp. Publisher's ads. A fine copy; uncut and unopened. Item #2553
First edition of this play by Symbolist director and playwright Nikolai Evreinov, which was staged all throughout Europe during the 1920s and translated into many languages. A Soviet edition appeared in Moscow the same year, the only publication published for many years. Front wrapper designed by Ado Vabbe (1892-1961), a noted Estonian painter and graphic designer who helped introduce modernist tendencies into Estonian art and was one of the founders of the important "Pallas" union of artists and art school, which helped train a new generation of Estonian artists in the 1920s. Savine 04570. Rarely seen in the trade, especially in such good condition.