Later Printing. Scarce volume. Translated from the Russian by Herman Bernstein. Early work by prolific Russian and Soviet writer and founder of the Socialist realism literary method. Very Good with front inner hinge cracked with webbing torn at lower two inches of hinge, ink ownership inscription to front free endpaper and cloth somewhat soiled, in near Very Good dustjacket, but for large crease with tears across length of front panel, mended with tape to verso, few small chips to spine and flap edges.