Illus. by V. Valdmanis. Trans. by Ivy & Tatiana Litvinov. Moscow: Foreign Languages Publishing House, 1954. 8vo. Black fabrikoid binding, stamped in blue, white & gilt. 579 p. Very good in internally reinforced d.w. 
"Vilis Lacis (born 1904) is one of the foremost writers in Soviet Latvia. His novel 'The Fisherman's Son,' written in the years 1932-34, depicts the life of Latvian fisher-filk and their struggle for the improvement of their economic conditions in pre-Soviet Latvia"