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(Collected works in five volumes) – In Russian language. By Ilf and Petrov.
Collected works in five volumes set by Ilya Ilf and Evgeny Petrov. These two were one of most prolific Soviet writers during 1920s and 1930s. They did much of their writing together, and are almost always referred to as “Ilf and Petrov”. They were natives of Odessa. The two writers also traveled across the Great Depression-era United States. Ilf took many pictures throughout the journey, and the authors produced a photo essay entitled “American Photographs”, published in Ogoniok magazine. Shortly after that they published the book Одноэтажная Америка (literally: “One-storied America”) Vladimir Nabokov considered them to be “wonderfully gifted writers” Illustrated edition printed in Moscow in 1961.
Dimensions: 20,5 x 13 cm
Pp: 551 (first volume); 533 (second volume); 515 (third volume), 579 (fourth volume); 734 (fifth volume).
Binding: Blind and giltstamped covers, loose hinges, some signs of wear, bumped corners.
Condition: Clean copies, all volumes are in excellent condition.
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