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SHOLOKHOV, Mikhail Sholohov

Title Virgin Soil Upturned. Translated from the Russian by Stephen Garry.
Illustrator Verpilleux
Publisher London Putnam
Date 1938
Book ID 37323


Early reprint of first UK edition, May 1938. Cloth darkened at spine ends else bright. Dust-wrapper fair - somewhat softened with some chipping and tears to spine ends. vii[ii]+488pp.. In good condition with slightly worn dust-wrapper. The first part of Sholokhov’s celebrated second novel on the collectivisation of agriculture in a Don Cossack village. First published in Russian in 1932 as 'Podnyataya Tselina'. The second part (Harvest on the Don) was published in 1960. 1936 dust-wrapper illustration by [E.]A. Verpilleux (husband of Carolyn Putnam). Terras 408, Cornwell 731
Price: £40.00