World’s first edition of Pasternak's famous novel, in good condition.
Original hardback with cover, firm and usable, pp. 710, in-16mo (14x20.4x4.5 cm) For collectors.
The book, which was published for the first time in Italy on November 15 1957 by Feltrinelli, beating the competition from American and French publishers, and which was successful worldwide (only in one year there were 31 editions) tells the adventurous life of a doctor and poet.
The novel obtained a resounding success with the public, all copies were sold out in less than a week; it had many subsequent reprints (and it is still reprinted).
- Number of Books
- Author/ Illustrator
- Boris Leonidovic Pasternak
- Book Title
- Il dottor Zivago (First edition 15/11/1957)
- Very good
- Publication year oldest item
- 1st Edition
- Original language
- Giangiacomo Feltrinelli editore Milano
- Binding/ Material
- Dust jacket
- 21×14 cm