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ORENBURGSKY, Sergey Gussiev (Gusev-Orenburgsky)

Title The Land of the Children: A Novel of the Russian Revolution. Translated by Nina N. Selivanova. Decorations by Frank McIntosh.
Illustrator McIntosh, Frank
Publisher London Longmans, Green
Date 1928
Book ID 35922
First Edition  


8vo., in original strikingly illustrated dust-wrapper, 421pp.. Very clean and tight. Loosely enclosed London publisher's letter and compliments slip. An excellent bright copy in original unclipped dust-wrapper. Very clean and tight. Translated from the the original Russian MS by Nina Nikolaevna Selivanova. Orenburgsky [Серге́й Иванович Гусев-Оренбургский] was a member of the Moscow literary group Sreda and greatly influenced by Gorky. He left Russia for New York via Harbin after the Revolution and published this book in the U.S.. Gusev-Orenburgsky, a former Orthodox priest, was the first person to write an honest account of the 1919-1920 pogroms. Only after he fled to Harbin could he get ‘The Crimson Book: Pogroms of 1919-120 in Ukraine’ published.
Price: £100.00

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