Russian Artist

Mikhaïl LERMONTOVDer Dämon. Neu übertragen von Herbert Stegemann.

Berlin, Trowitzsch & Sohn, 1921.

4to, half cream cloth over cream paper boards, first side illustrated in black. 47 pp., (1) p., German text. Complete.

Cover illustration and 4 tipped-in colour plates by the Russian artist Vladimir Poluektov.

First Edition of this new translation from the Russian by Herbert Stegemann.

Famous long poem in verse, the definitive version of which appeared in 1841. Nicknamed the “poet of the Caucasus”, Mikhail Yurievich Lermontov (1814-1841), also a playwright and novelist, is one of the great representatives of Russian romanticism. His work expresses the revolt and bitterness of an entire generation.

Beautiful original illustrations by Moscow artist Vladimir Poluektov.

A very good copy.

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