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My Sister Life

By Pasternak, Boris




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MY SISTER-LIFE

PASTERNAK, Boris (Yuri KUPER)

New York: Limited Editions Club, 1991. Hardcover. Spine evenly sunned. Near Fine in a Near Fine slipcase with some uneven sunning. Yuri Kuper. Large folio (16" x 23") imaginatively halfbound with a gray goatskin spine and the same leather used as strips on the fore-edge of each cover with treated handmade paper sides using the same paper as the text. Housed in a slipcase made of tough gray linen-rayon. Printed letterpress on paper made by hand to resemble the sort of stock produced in the 1920s in the Soviet Union. To attain this effect, Russian newspapers were cut into minute pieces and incorporated with rags and cotton pulp with individual Cyrillic letters floated onto the mixture before the process was completed. Illustrated with six etchings by Yuri Kuper printed in Paris on Hahnemuhle paper by Aldo Crommelynck, whose superlative techniques, inherited from the European crafts tradition, have been used by such artists as Picasso, Jasper Johns, and Jim Dine. SIGNED by the illustrator on the colophon page. Copy #13 of only 250, one of the smallest limitations of the club.

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Price: $2,500.00


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My Sister-Life

Boris Pasternak

When in the summer before the 1917 October Revolution Boris Pasternak wrote My Sister–Life, it aroused wild enthusiasm and established him as a genius of Russian poetry. As brilliant, is this English translation by the poet, Mark Rudman. In the original Russian the poems were strictly rhythmical and written mostly in a classical meter. Most of them rhyme. Rudman has translated them into free verse, paralleling Pasternak's rhythm and retaining his stanzas. He created, said a reviewer, "a natural American syntax with Pasternak's irrepressible vitality and capacity for regeneration." Six etchings by Yuri Kuper. Edition limited to 250 numbered copies. Each book signed by Yuri Kuper. The acclaimed Russian born artist, Yuri Kuper, chose Aldo Crommelynck to print his etchings on Hannemule paper in Paris. For the text the H.M.P Mill in Connecticut made the paper by hand to resemble the stock produced in 1920's Russia, even incorporating bits of Russian newspapers with the rags and cotton pulp. The binding, designed and executed by John von Isakovics, recalls the unique paper with a spine of grey Nigerian goatskin. The lined slipcase is covered in rough grey linen. One volume, 16-1/2 x 19-1/2 inches. Print portfolios are also available. As the publisher, we unconditionally guarantee that all books are authentic and the condition is As New (NOS).

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Price: $2,450.00


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My Sister, Life

PASTERNAK, Boris

New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1976. Hardcover. Near Fine/Fine. First American edition of this translation and with these photographs. Edited and with texts by Olga Andreyev Carlisle. Color photographs by Inge Morath. Quarto. Some foxing on the board and edges of the text pages toned, thus very good in about fine dustwrapper. Warmly Inscribed by both Morath and Carlisle in the year of publication.

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Price: $75.00


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My Sister-Life

Boris Pasternak

Exile Editions, 1980. Trade Paperback. Very good.

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Price: CA$27.60
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MY SISTER-LIFE

BORIS PASTERNAK

NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY PRESS. GOOD CONDITION. TRADE PAPERBACK.

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Price: $6.00