"DOSTOEVSKY'S IMPACT ON THE MODERN LITERARY MIND IS UNRIVALED IN ITS SCOPE AND VITALITY"
(DOSTOEVKSY, Fyodor) DOSTOIEFFSKY, Fedor. Letters from the Underworld [i.e. Notes from the Underground]. London / New York, 1913.
First edition in English of Dostoevsky's defining work that carved the path for his five great novels, titled here Letters from the Underworld, later known as Notes from Underground, its narrator ranked as "one of the great literary creations… like Hamlet, Don Quixote, Don Juan and Faust," together in an exceptional Everyman Library volume featuring the first editions in English of two more Dostoevsky works—The Gentle Maiden and The Landlady—each with the translation of Charles Hogarth, in original gilt-stamped cloth. $6500.