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Fitzgerald, F. Scott

Tender Is the Night. First edition in Ukrainian.

Tender Is the Night. First edition in Ukrainian.

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Fitzgerald, F. Scott [Tender Is the Night]. Nich Lahidna.

Translation by Mar Pinchevskii.
[Afterword by Volodimir Kukhalashvili].
Design by Iu. Chekanuk.

Kyïv, Dnipro, 1975.
8vo, 334, [2] pp., ill.

In publisher’s pictorial hardcover.
In good condition, binding with only the faintest rubbing to extremities, minor soiling.  

First edition of "Tender Is the Night" in the Ukrainian language.
Rare in good condition.

The novel was translated by Mar Pinchevskii (1925-1983), a journalist and writer renowned for executing the first Ukrainian translation of "The Great Gatsby" (1982). He was the son of the Jewish poet Moishe Pinchevskii. Mar Pinchevskii also translated various novels into Ukrainian, including works by Ernest Hemingway, Charles Dickens, Mark Twain, James Aldridge, Somerset Maugham, William Faulkner, and Edgar Doctorow.
The book's design was meticulously crafted by Iurii Chekanuk (1938-2001), an artist and architect.

OCLC locates two copies of this edition: in the Library of Congress and the New York Public Library. 

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