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The Poems of Doctor Zhivago

by Pasternak, Boris

Condition: Good/Good

Kansas City, Missouri, USA: Hallmark Crown Editions, 1971. BD4 - A tight, clean, sound copy with minor overall shelf wear with some heavy tape staining on the outside surfaces of the front and back boards and the front and back fixed endpapers from where the dust jacket was taped to the boards plus there are the usual library stamps on the front and back free endpapers plus there is a patch of paper residue (about 2.5"x3.5") on the back free endpaper from a library pocket removed during the library's withdrawal process plus there is a tiny patch of light surface damage (about 0.5"x0.5") on the back free endpaper. The dust jacket shows minor overall shelf wear with some very, very light edge wear along the top and bottom spine edges and the right corners plus there some very, very light fading on the spine plus there is a label stain on the spine near the bottom edge plus there is a small closed tear (less than 0.5") at the front bottom left corner plus it is still in the original library mylar sleeve. Translated from the Russain by Eugene M. Kayden. With an introduction by James Morgan. A collection of poems attributed to Yuri Zhivago, the title character of the author's novel "Doctor Zhivago." Pasternak wrote the poetry to be an integral part of the book. The author was noted for his poetry as well as his fiction. Translated from the Russian by Eugene M. Kayden. Illustrated with full page full color illustrations by Bill Greer. The author is a winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature. By the author of "Doctor Zhivago." 70p.. Hard Cover. Good/Good. Illus. by Greer, Bill. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Ex-Library.


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