THE BUILDERS OF NEW ROME AND OTHER LETTISH TALES. London and Toronto: J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd. New York: E. P. Dutton & Co., 1924. Octavo, pp. [1-2] [i-iv] v [vi] [1-2] 3-214 [215: printer's imprint] [216: blank] [note: first leaf is a blank], original green cloth, front panel stamped in blind, spine panel stamped in gold. First edition. Translations of stories by Latvian authors Rudolfs Blaumanis, Janis Akuraters, Karlis Skalbe and Janis Poruks. Skalbe's "The Cat's Mill" is an excellent literary fairy tale which has been reprinted separately several times since. This appears to be its first appearance in English. A fine copy in very good printed dust jacket with shallow chipping at edges and some soiling and age darkening. (#115272).
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