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Yurlova, Marina

Title Cossack Girl. The Albatross Continental Library. Volume 242.
Publisher Hamburg, Paris, Bologna Albatross
Date 1935
Book ID 37400


216pp.. 6pp publisher's list of titles up to April 1935. Randolph Rose's owner inscription to f.e.p.. A very nice bright copy. Clean and tight. Rare Albatross edition. The Albatross publishing house had a remarkable history in the 1930s (linked to the popular Tauchnitz editions). These colour-coded paperbacks with their albatross symbol influenced Allen Lane in the design of Penguin Books. The name Albatross was chosen as it was similar in many languages. “Strange Bird” Michele K Troy, 2017.
Price: £75.00

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