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KUPRIN, Alexander (Ed. Stephen Graham).

Title A Slav Soul: and other stories. With an introduction by Stephen Graham. Constable’s Russian Library.
Publisher London Constable
Date 1916
Book ID 37943
First Edition  

Description

Second impression of first British edition. A very nice bright copy in original green cloth, gilt lettered spine no dust-wrapper. xii+235 pp.. A very good copy, possibly unread, some pages unopened (uncut). One of some six volumes published by Constable in their Russian series between 1915 and 1918. Short stories by some of the most avant-garde and important literary figures of the time collected and edited by Stephen Graham, traveller, author and Russophile. Aleksandr Ivanovich Kuprin (1870 - 1938) Алекса́ндр Ива́нович Купри́н “With his contemporaries Chekhov, Gor’kii, and Bunin, he was to bring the genre of the short story (an age overshadowed by the great Russian novel) to an efflorescence without parallel in Russian letters”. McMillin in Cornwall (1998)
Price: £60.00