Paustovsky, Konstantin ,: Story of a Life; A Southern Adventure
Book Number: 0272988
Harvill Press, London, 1969. Hardcover. Good/Good. First Edition. VI, 7-228 pages, last page blank, A Short Explanation and notes. Blue denim coloured boards with black insert to the backstrip, and within that insert gilt titles. Bumping to the backstrip and to the lower book corners. Rubbing to the book edges and browning and faint foxing to the text block edges. Colour illustrated dustwrapper with black and white titles to the front panel and white titles to the backstrip. Minor creasing to the backstrip edges and browning to the rear dustwrapper panel. Faint browning to the verse of the dustwrapper, rubbing and small tears. This is the fifth part of the author's autobiography in which he goes south to the Caucasus mountains in southern Russia and describes living in one of the most beautiful parts of Russia just on the cusp of communism taking over from the old regime. Translated from the Russian by Kyril Fritz-Lyon. First English Translation. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Russia ; Inventory No: 0272988.