The Works of Nikolay Gogol. Translated from the Russian by Constance Garnett. Include: Dead Souls, The Overcoat and Other Stories, Evenings on a Farm near Dikanka, Mirgorod, and The Government Inspector and Other Plays. Nikolay GOGOL, Constance GARNETT.

The Works of Nikolay Gogol. Translated from the Russian by Constance Garnett. Include: Dead Souls, The Overcoat and Other Stories, Evenings on a Farm near Dikanka, Mirgorod, and The Government Inspector and Other Plays.

London: Chatto and Windus, 1922-28. FIRST EDITION of these translations. 6 volumes, octavo. Elegantly hand-bound in blue half morocco over matching cloth sides, spine gilt-lettered in six compartments with raised bands, top edges speckled blue. Sporadic foxing, externally unmarked. A very good set in a striking recent leather binding. First Impressions of the Garnett text are somewhat scarce. Constance Garnett translated the works of several Russian authors. She was credited by many as being responsible for introducing a whole generation of English speaking readers to the Russian modernists. Item #48428

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