The Inexhaustible Cup
INEXHAUSTIBLE CUP Ivan Shmelov 1928 First American Edition. Ivan Shmelov. Translated from the Russian by Tatiana Dechtereva France. 1928 E. P. Dutton & Company, New York City. Dj art by Alexander Koiransky. Dj condition is fair with previously crumbling edges, a small piece missing from spine and some show through or old tape repairs, the dust jacket has been delicately restored keeping all original in-tact. (See photo). Very scarce in jacket. Purple cloth hardcover with attached paper title on cover and spine. Dj Here the Great Russian literary artist writes an exquisite novel of a young Russian painter, a serf of a hundred years ago whose deeply religious soul and burning human love resulted in a masterpiece of curious power. This is the story of a genius a book of the joy or art, love, religion, shining in the pathos and brutality of human life.