New York: The Modern Library #21, 1937. Reprint of First Edition #21.1 in 1917. Cloth. 16mo, brown cloth with gilt lettering on spine and gilt torchbearer on front over, archival mylar-protected lettered dust jacket (with Torchbearer), orange decorative running torchbearer endpapers, publisher's faded brown topstain to pages, xii + 243 pages. Near Fine / Very Good. Item #6080
Ivan Turgenev (1818 – 1883) was a major Russian novelist, short story writer, poet, playwright, translator and popularizer of Russian literature in the West.
SCARCE early edition. The cloth and its gilt are moderately faded. The pages are lightly age-toned. The dust jacket (unclipped) is remarkably complete with light soil, wear, and a few tiny chips along its edges.
Dust jacket has #246 on its inside, which indicates its publication around 1937. The design of the rear panel of said dj was printed from 1936-1944. Toledano, pp. 70, 165, 176.