first edition Hardcover
1886 · New York
by Gogol, Nikolai; Hapgood, Isabel (Translator)
New York: Thomas Y. Crowell, 1886. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good+. First American edition, scarce single-volume issue. (First complete translation into English as well, following the British partial translation of 1854. This issue not mentioned in Line. Apparently same sheets as two volume issue but with different font spine lettering, plain endpapers, and no ads; priority undetermined.) 364; 282, (3, Table of Russian Ranks) pp. Burgundy pebbled cloth lettered in gilt. Two volumes in one. Very Good+ or better with spine lightly sunned, a few tiny stains to back board, light edge wear, and front hinge cracked. A lovely copy of the 19th Century Russian literary masterpiece. Ends with the spurious conclusion of Zakharchenko.
(Inventory #: 180904003)