The Pantheon of the Silver Age - a complete set

AKHMATOVA, Anna, Isaac BABEL, Iosif BRODSKII, Osip MANDELSHTAM, Vladimir NABOKOV, Boris PASTERNAK, Marina TSVETAEVA et al

Vozdushnye Puti

[Airways. Almanach. Vols I-V]

Publication: New York, 1960-67.

AKHMATOVA, Anna, Isaac BABEL, Iosif BRODSKII, Osip MANDELSHTAM, Vladimir NABOKOV, Boris PASTERNAK, Marina TSVETAEVA et al, Vozdushnye Puti,New York , 1960-67.
The first publication of Akhmatova’s ‘Poem Without a Hero’ [Poem bez geroia] – as well as many other works by some of the best Russian poets and authors of the 20th century: a complete set of this important literary almanac, rare so. Read More

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Our Notes & References

Scarce complete set of all five issues of this important almanac, which printed, often for the first time, the works of censored Russian authors. As a result, it includes most of the best Russian authors and poets of the 20th century.

Contents include especially:

– Vol. I: Akhmatova, Poema bez geroia [Poem Without a Hero]: the first publication of Akhmatova’s major work

– Vol. II: 57 poems by Mandelshtam, and Nabokov, Two poems

– Vol. III: Akhmatova, Nas chetvero [‘Us Four’, dedicated to Tsvetaeva), Mandelshtam, Tri epigrammy; Four novellas by Babel – Vol. IV: Pasternak, notes for the fantasy ‘Poema o blizhnem’; Akhmatova, essay on Mandelshtam; Brodsky, Poems, Mandelshtam, Poems; with portraits plates of Pasternak, Akhmatova, Vsevolod Meyerhold; Stenograph from the first trial of Iosif Brodsky

– Vol. V: Tsvetaeva, Perekop, Posmertny Podarok, Autobiography; Brodsky, Poems; Nabokov, poems.

Provenance

Robert Eden Martin (b. 1940; American lawyer and noted collector of Russian, British and American literature works).

 

Physical Description

Five volumes 8vo., complete with portrait plates.

Binding

All volumes in original wrappers.

Condition

Wrappers a bit stained, spine of vol. 3 sunned and rubbed; all volumes with clean pages

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