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Elegy for John Donne. Translated from the Russian and with an Introduction by George L. Kline.

[Np]: Reprinted from The Russian Review, Vol. 24, No. 4, October, 1965. First separate edition, an offprint, retaining original pagination. Brodsky's first appearance in English and the first printing of one of the Nobel Prize-winner's greatest poems, preceding by two years its publication in book-form. With Brodsky's signed presentation on the first page: "For Peter Viereck / same wishes / Joseph Brodsky". The offprint is also inscribed by the translator (and early Brodsky bibliographer) George L. Kline: "For Peter Viereck / Best wishes, / George K." Viereck was a Pulitzer Prize-winning poet and a specialist in Russian history. Light use, otherwise in fine condition. Rare. 8vo, printed self-wrappers.

Price: $1,000.00

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