New York: Privately Printed for Subscribers Only, 1922. 1st. Hardcover. Limited #206 of 1225 copies. 8vo. 406pp. Translated from the original Russian by Bernard Guilbert Guerney. Green leather spine and corner tips over lighter green paper boards; 5 raised bands and gilt lettering to spine; marbled endpapers. Fine condition. Item #11900
Originally written between 1909 and 1915 in three parts, here is the first translated edition of the Russian novelist's indictment of the lives and evils of prostitution. Yama the Pit refers to a run-down section on the outskirts of Odessa. All domestic orders are fully trackable - Images available upon request.