The Best Russian Short Stories

By: Seltzer, Thomas (editor)

Price: $20.00

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Book Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Text is clean. Cover shows normal wear, light soiling to cloth. Dust jacket shows edgewear. Some shelfwear to front panel of DJ. A very comprehensive anthology of the Russian short stories in the English language, which gives a fair notion of the achievement in that field. Contains over 20 stories written by various Russian authors, including, "The Gentleman from San Francisco" by 1933 Nobel Prize winner Bunin, and stories by Pushkin, Gogol, Turgenev, Dostoyevsky, Tolstoy, Saltykov, Korolenko, Garshin, Chekhov, Sologub, Potapenko, Semyonov, Gorky, Artzybashev, Kuprin, Andreyev, and others. Reflects the broken broken pagination not corrected until 1945. This variant in print from 1939-1944. ; Toledano binding style '8', Kent Endpapers in grey, DJ style 'h1', listing 303 titles. Fifth of 6 dust jacket releases. ; The Modern Library; Vol. 18.2; 556 pages

Title: The Best Russian Short Stories

Author Name: Seltzer, Thomas (editor)

Categories: Modern Library,

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library: 1934

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket

Seller ID: 32797