[KHARBIN FICTION] Arabeski [i.e. Arabesques]
Kharbin: M.V. Zaitsev, 1938. Item #722
126,  pp. 20x13 cm. Contemporary owner’s carton binding. The private stamp of ‘war officer A.V. Vostroknutov’ on the title page.
First and only edition. Pavel Tutkovskiy (1889-1959) was the Russian novelist, who has lived in Belgrade, Kharbin, and emigrated to USA after the cultural revolution.
The book features the list of all of the editions of Zaitsev publishing house, that was one of the largest private publishing enterprises in Russian Kharbin at the time. Since 1923 till 1940 he published 150 books, also he owned the bookshop ‘Rus’ in Kharbin. The main focus was the books by the local authors. Usual print-run was 300-500 copies.
Two paper copies according to Worldcat: Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin and Bayerische Staatsbibliothek.