Delo Artamonovykh [The Artamonov business].

Berlin, “Kniga”, 1925.

8vo, pp. 259; one or two minor spots, but a very good copy in the original quarter vellum over cloth covered boards, upper outer corners bumped.

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First edition. ‘[Gorky’s] best novel, The Artamonov Business (1925), follows the Artamonovs through three generations, from the uneducated grandfather, a strong and enterprising, lusty patriarch who starts a small factory and builds it into a major industrial plant, to a grandson, an intellectual and revolutionary whose generation will see the end of the Artamonov business’ (Terras).

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