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New York: Blue Ribbon Books, 1926. The De Luxe Edition. Hardcover. 851,  pages< Weakness to boards, some discoloration inside boards, spine worn and scuffed, some wear to edges of spine and corners of boards. information on previous owner inside front cover. Complete in one volume with an Introduction by William Gerhardi. William Alexander Gerhardie (21 November 1895 – 15 July 1977) was a British (Anglo-Russian) novelist and playwright. Gerhardie (or Gerhardi: he added the 'e' in later years as an affectation) was one of the most critically acclaimed English novelists of the 1920s (Evelyn Waugh told him 'I have talent, but you have genius'). H. G. Wells also championed his work. His first novel, Futility, was written while he was at Worcester College, Oxford and drew on his experiences in Russia fighting the Bolsheviks, along with his childhood experiences visiting pre-revolutionary Russia.
New York: W. W. Norton & Company, Inc., 1974. First Edition [Stated], First Printing [Stated]. Hardcover. 556,  pages. Endpaper map. Notes. Bibliography. Index. Several pages at the back are rippled. Minor edge soiling. Name of previous owner in ink on dedication page. DJ has some wear, soiling, edge tears and chips. Dmitry V. Lehovich was born in St. Petersburg, Russia, May 1901. His father, General Vladimir Lehovich, was Commander of Artillery for the Russian Army in World War I. He was educated at the Imperial Alexander Lyceum. At the age of seventeen he enlisted in the anti-Bolshevik Volunteer Army headed by General Denikin and saw active service in the advance on Moscow and the subsequent retreat of the White Armies across Russia. He left Russia in November 1920 in the evacuation from Yalta of what remained of General Wrangel's cavalry forces. After brief stays in Gallipoli, Constantinople, Yugoslavia and England, he came to the United States in 1924. He graduated from Columbia University in 1927 and went on to a career in banking, working in the International Banking Division of the Manufacturers Trust Company.