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PASTERNAK, Boris.

Doctor Zhivago.

Translated from the Russian by Max Hayward and Manya Harari.

Collins and Harvill Press, London , 1958 Stock Code: 138805
£500.00
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Notes

First English-language edition, first impression, of Pasternak's classic novel. First published in Italy in 1957, the original manuscript had been smuggled out of the Soviet Union in the same year. It was an immediate success and has been adapted to screen a number of times, most famously in the 1965 film adaptation starring Omar Sharif, Julie Christie, and Alec Guinness. Pasternak won the Nobel Prize for Literature the same year as this edition's publication.

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Description

Octavo. Original red cloth, spine lettered in gilt. With the dust jacket.

Condition

Bookseller's ticket to front paste down. Spine ends and extremities rubbed, small white mark on spine; a very good copy in the jacket with a small stain on spine, some rubbing to ends and extremities, and a small closed tear to top edge of rear cover.

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