The Republic of The Southern Cross And Other Stories

By: Brussof, Valery (with an introductory essay by Stephen Graham)

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This book is in Very Good+ condition. This book is a First English Language Edition, First Issue, with a half cloth binding and uncut foredge. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The covers have some light bumping to the spine ends and corners and there are a couple of stray spots. The lettering on the bottom spine has started to rub. The text pages are mostly clean and bright, though there is some light foxing throughout, especially to the endpapers. Bleiler. This book contains a series of short stories varying from fantasy to dystopian fiction, all brought forth with a peculiarly Russian sentiment. Included are: The Republic of the Southern Cross, The Marble Bust, For Herself of For Another, In the Mirror, Protection, The Bemol Shop of Stationery, Rhea Silvia, Eluli, Son of Eluli, and, In the Tower. "Valery Bryusov was born on 13 December 1873 (recorded as 1 December, according to the old Julian calendar) into a merchant's family in Moscow. His parents were educated for their class but had little do with his upbringing, and as a boy Bryusov was largely left to himself. He spent a great deal of time reading "everything that fell into [his] hands," including the works of Charles Darwin and Jules Verne, as well as various materialistic and scientific essays. The future poet received an excellent education, studying in two Moscow gymnasiums between 1885 and 1893. "

Title: The Republic of The Southern Cross And Other Stories

Author Name: Brussof, Valery (with an introductory essay by Stephen Graham)

Categories: Science Fiction,

Edition: 1st English Language Edition; 1st Issue

Publisher: London, England, Constable and Company , Ltd.: 1918

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good+

Seller ID: A37260

Keywords: Science Fiction Valery Brussof Stephen Graham Dystopian fiction Fantasy Short Stories Short Fiction Science Fiction,