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Barr, Cecil

Suzy Falls Off. The only Kahane's book in Russian.

Suzy Falls Off. The only Kahane's book in Russian.

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Barr, Cecil [Suzy Falls Off: A Novel]. Suzi Poskol’znulas’: Roman. 

Riga, Zhizn’ i tvorchestvo, 1932.
8vo, 240 pp.

In original pictorial wrappers. Without p. 1-2 as issued. 
In good condition, wear to wrappers and spine, small losses to spine extremities.

Most likely, the only book by Jack Kahane translated into Russian. The only Russian translation of one of Jack Kahane's most famous novels.

Jack Kahane (pseudonym Cecil Barr; 1887-1939) was a writer and publisher, known for founding Obelisk Press, which famously published Henry Miller's 'Tropic of Cancer' and served as a precursor to his son's ownership of Olympia Press, publisher of Nabokov's 'Lolita'.

OCLC locates only one copy of this edition: in the Stanford University.

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