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Entries / Lights, the Publishing House, 1909-1922

Lights, the Publishing House, 1909-1922

Categories / Literature. Book Publishing/Publishing Houses

LIGHTS was a joint-stock publishing company. It was founded in 1909 by critic and publicist E. A. Lyatsky. It was situated at 80 Fontanka Embankment. The editorial board included B. L. Modzalevsky, V. I. Sreznevsky, P. E. Shchegolev. Publishing of books started in 1911. It published works by Russian and foreign writers, diaries and memoirs, collections of folk literature, works about art (with the participation of artists A. N. Benois, I. Y. Bilibin, D. I. Mitrokhin), theatre, teaching, the literary-artistic collections Lights (volumes 1-11, 1916-17), the journal Argus, the series Circle of Knowledge. Collected works of Alexander Pushkin, N. G. Chernyshevsky et al., archives of Prince S. G. Volkonsky, Notes by N. V. Basargin, Essays about Literature and Public Life under Alexander I by A. N. Pypin etc. are among the publications. It ceased its activities in 1922.

References: Каталог книжного склада издательства "Огни"... Пг., 1915.

M. V. Zakharova.

Basargin Nikolay Vasilievich
Benois Alexander Nikolaevich
Bilibin Ivan Yakovlevich
Chernyshevsky Nikolay Gavrilovich
Lyatsky Evgeny Alexandrovich
Mitrokhin Dmitry Isidorovich
Modzalevsky Boris Lvovich
Pushkin Alexander Sergeevich
Pypin Alexander Nikolaevich
Shchegolev Pavel Eliseevich
Sreznevsky Vsevolod Izmailovich
Volkonsky Sergey Grigorievich, Duke

Fontanka River Embankment/Saint Petersburg, city, house 80

Каталог книжного склада издательства "Огни". Петроград: На 15-е авг. 1915 г. Пг.

Publishing houses (entry)

PUBLISHING HOUSES. Publishing in St. Petersburg dates back to 1711, when Tsar Peter the Great ordered the St. Petersburg Printing House to be established. The first printed matter issued in St. Petersburg was Vedomosti newspaper