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Georgi Vladimov / Michael Glenny (Trans.) / [Richa
GEORGI VLADIMOV Faithful Ruslan SIGNED to RICHARD ADAMS 1979 1st Edition
New York: 1979. Overall condition is Very Good in a Good + dust jacket. See description for full details and photos. Faithful Ruslan The Story of a Guard Dog [SIGNED] By Georgi Vladimov / Michael Glenny (Trans.) / [Richard Adams] New York:Simon and Schuster1979 (1st Edition) Approx Size: 5.75 x 8.75 inches (14 x 22 cms) Hardback. 220 printed pages Dust Jacket: Spine faded with slight wear to head. Light foxing to rear cover and flaps. Reverse of jacket contains copious notes by Richard Adams relating to Robert E. Lee's horse 'Traveller', Adams published the novel Traveller in 1988 and there are clear parallels between that work and Faithful Ruslan. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall Condition is Good + Book: First English language edition and first US edition. Originally distributed as a samizdat publication in the USSR. The first book edition was published in Russian language in West Germany in 1975. Quarter black cloth with red paper covered boards. Very slight discolouration to edges of boards. Light foxing to page edges, clean text throughout. From the private library of Richard Adams, author of Watership Down. Inscribed in Russian and signed by Georgi Vladimov to first page. Beneath the inscription Adams has added a note: 'Georgi Vladimov signed this for me personally in Highbury, London, on 1st December 1983, Richard Adams.' A very rare signed copy of Vladimov's most important work. Adams had provided the introduction for this first English language edition. A wonderful association copy. Overall Condition is Very Good There are many more rare and colle … [Click Below for Full Description]
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