Letters to a Friend Svetlana Alliluyeva 1967, First Edition, translated from the 1963 Russian edition. Very Good / Good


Description 1967, First Edition. The original full, authentic text written by Stalin's daughter in 1963, translated into English in 1967 by Priscilla Johnson. In it Svetlana describes her childhood in the Kremlin, the deterioration of a happy family life and a masterly portrait of Stalin himself. Near fine binding with terracotta cloth and gold titles to spine. A small owner inscription on endpaper else clean tight and bright throughout. The unclipped dust jacket is good with small loss at top of spine a touch at corners and bottom of spine and now protected by a clear mylar sleeve. 246 pp + 10 pages of translator's notes.
Author Alliluyeva, Svetlana
Edition First Edition
Publisher Hurchinson
Publisher Place London
Publisher Year 1967
Binding Hardcover
Condition Near Fine
Jacket Condition Good