GOETHE, Johann Wolfgang von. Tainy [Die Geheimnisse or The Mysteries].

Moscow, Izdatel’stvo Sovremennik, 1922.

8vo, pp. 32; silhouette portrait of Goethe on title and front cover; small ink initials to title, bookseller’s marks inside back cover, but a very good, large, fresh copy in the original printed wrappers, slightly discoloured, spine worn.

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First and only edition, very rare, of Pasternak’s early translation of Goethe’s epic fragment Die Geheimnisse (The Mysteries); with a long introductory note by Professor Grigorii Rachinskii.

Tarasenkov p. 295. OCLC records copies at Yale, Harvard, and Amherst only..

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