Letters to an Actress: Story of Ivan Turgenev and Marya Gavrilovna Savina (Ivan Turgenev) soon to be presented for sale on the terrific BookLovers of Bath web site!
Published: London: Allison & Busby, 1973, Hardback in dust wrapper.
From the cover: In 1879, at the age of sixty-one, Ivan Turgenev watched an exciting twenty-five-year-old actress, Marya Gavrilovna Savina, perform in his play A Month in the Country, and the great Russian writer fell in love for the last time.
Their remarkable relationship continued until his death in 1883 a mere four years, but years which meant much to the ailing Turgenev, who could not live or create without the experience of love. For forty years he ha…
Very Good in Good Dust Wrapper. A little rubbing to the edges of the dust wrapper which is much faded at the spine. Edges of the text block lightly tanned. Text complete, clean and tight.
Brown boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 155 pages. Bibliography. 8¾” x 5¾”.
Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I entice you with something lovely from my Biography catalogue?