London: Chatto and Windus, 1922-28. [Literature] FIRST EDITIONS OF THE GARNETT TRANSLATION. Six volumes. Octavo (19 x 14 x 21cm). Elegantly hand-bound in blue half morocco over matching cloth sides, with raised bands and gilt titles to red labels on spines, top edges gilt. Occasional light marginal marks to 'The Government Inspector,' especially pp.87-89. Very light spotting and browning to preliminaries of one or two volumes. Very good. Constance Garnett translated the works of several Russian authors, introducing a whole generation of English speaking readers to the Russian modernists. Item #55132
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