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KRYMOV KRIMOV, V[ladimir] (Beklemishev)

Title Tanker Derbent: A Tale. Transalted by B. Kagan.
Illustrator Anon
Publisher Moscow Mezhdunarodnaya Kniga (The International Book)
Date 1940
Book ID 37910
First Edition  


This is the first English edition. 8vo., original ‘Soviet’ cloth, decorated upper board stamped in black and white, MK logo stamped blind to back. A good copy, tight and clean but cloth rather rubbed from use, paper with usual browning. Known for his 'rattlingly good yarns', Krymov (Yury Solomonovich Beklemishev 1878-1978) was widely read and translated in the 1920s and thirties. Tanker Derbent was first published in the original in 1938.
Price: £30.00