[CHINESE-ARMENIAN REVOLUTIONARIES] Lao-Ho. The story
Erevan: MOPR press, 1929. Item #83
12 pp. 18x13 cm. Original illustrated wrappers. Good, minor tear of the spine, private library’s stamp on the cover.
First and only edition. Very rare. One of 3000 copies. In Armenian. The book was printed in Armenia by the International Society of Aif for Revolutionaries (based in Moscow).
It’s a story of Chinese boy Lao-Ho leading the rebellion against the imperialist government. Vagan Totovents (1893-1938) was Armenian poet and writer, who fought along with Andranik Azanyan (1865-1927), the legendary general one of the leaders of Armenian national movement. Totovents was executed in 1937 during Stalin’s repressions.