- Year: 1925
- Country: Russia
- Language: Russian
- Subject: Fiction
- Dimensions: Width: 14.00cm Height: 18.50cm Depth: 1.50cm
Collection of short stories written by Boris Chetverikov, the oldest Soviet writer who has published more than forty books in half a century of his creative activity — novels, collections of short stories, poetic books and plays. Published by Gosizdat in 1925. Cover made by Sergey Pozharsky, famous Soviet graphic artist, book illustrator. Author of numerous works in book graphics, the developer of their own artistic fonts. He was the chief artist of the Leningrad magazine for a long time and was awarded the gold medal of the Academy of Arts and diplomas of the All-Union exhibitions of the art of the book. Fair condition, staining, creases and tears on the margins of the cover. Handwritten initials on the cover, on inside cover and a handwritten message on a flyleaf. Has a library sticker on the flyleaf. Pencil handwriting and cancelled library stamp on the back cover. Top edge of back cover is reinforced with clear tape. Some pages have been cut on the margins, pages are frayed. 341 p.