We can trace no other copy in the McKnight Kauffer designed wrapper
Briussov, Valeri (Valery Yakovlevich Brussof) ~ The Fiery Angel : With The Very Scarce E. McKnight Kauffer Designed Wrapper
Humphrey Toulmin at the Cayme Press Ltd : 1930
The First UK printing published by Humphrey Toulmin at the Cayme Press Ltd, 1930. The BOOK is in Very Good+ condition with some fading to the spine and some ghosting to the covers. Some toning to the text-block. Free from inscriptions. The fragile WRAPPER is complete and is in Very Good condition. Some loss to the spine ends and corners with loss to the first word of the title at the head of the spine. Light surface soiling. Egdewear with some loss to the edges - see images. The wrapper is designed by the artist E. McKnight Kauffer. The wrapper artwork looks very striking in the removable Brodart archival cover. The first English translation from the Russian of this powerful novel of Witchcraft and Demonology set in the 16th Century and published in two volumes in 1908 & 1909. The story of a soldier captivated by a woman tormented by demons and was the basis of Prokofiev's opera of the same name. Foreword by the Russian editor. We can trace no other copy in the wrapper.
CONDITION: Very Good+
JACKET: Very Good