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LONELY WHITE SAIL. Or Peace is Where the Tempests Blow. by  Translates from the Russian KATAEV. VALENTINE. -- Malamuth. Charles - First Edition - 1937 - from Paul Foster Books (SKU: 10481)

LONELY WHITE SAIL. Or Peace is Where the Tempests Blow.

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LONELY WHITE SAIL. Or Peace is Where the Tempests Blow.

by KATAEV. VALENTINE. -- Malamuth. Charles, Translates from the Russian

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George Allen & Unwin Ltd. London. 1937. FIRST ENGLISH EDITION.

8vo. (8 x 5.6 inches). A fine copy in a late twentieth century fine leather binding by Morrell of London. Half deep red morocco. Spine with five raised bands, each with gilt piping and floral tooling. Compartments double ruled, decorated and lettered in gilt. Marbled paper on boards. Top edge gilt. Marbled endpapers.


A beautiful copy of this first English edition of the Author's autobiographical novel, set against the backdrop of the 1905 Russian revolution, inspired by his childhood in Odessa.

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Bookseller
Paul Foster Books GB (GB)
Bookseller's Inventory #
10481
Title
LONELY WHITE SAIL. Or Peace is Where the Tempests Blow.
Author
KATAEV. VALENTINE. -- Malamuth. Charles, Translates from the Russian
Book condition
Used
Quantity-available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
George Allen & Unwin Ltd. London. 1937
Date Published
1937
Bookseller catalogs
Fine bindings; Modern First Editions.;

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marbled paper
Decorative colored paper that imitates marble with a veined, mottled, or swirling pattern. Commonly used as the end papers or... [More]
top edge gilt
Top edge gilt refers to the practice of applying gold or a gold-like finish to the top of the text block (the edges the pages... [More]
spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf.... [More]
fine
A book in fine condition exhibits no flaws. A fine condition book closely approaches As New condition, but may lack the... [More]
morocco
Morocco is a style of leather book binding that is usually made with goatskin, as it is durable and easy to dye. (see also... [More]
raised band(s)
Raised bands refer to the ridges that protrude slightly from the spine on leather bound books. The bands are created in the... [More]
gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in... [More]

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