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Title: A Coat for the Tsar.
Description: University of Texas Press, (1958). (1958). - Octavo, teal cloth titled in gilt on the spine with a vignette in gilt on the front cover. The corners of the covers are lightly rubbed & the top corners are slightly creased. The head & tail of the spine are lightly chipped. [vi] & 67 pages plus colophon. Black-and-white head-pieces by Bubi Jessen. There is a rusty paper-clip mark to the front edges of the first 3 leaves. Very good.

Inscribed in the year of publication by the author to his teacher: "10/8/58 / To my friend and teacher - Don Dyke - / with much gratitude / Dick Elman".

Donald Dyke [1920-1978] was an American essayist and professor of English at Syracuse University, joining the university's faculty in 1946. He taught 19th and 20th century literature, literary criticism and writing. He directed both the undergraduate and the graduate creative writing programs. His essays and academic articles were widely published throughout his career.

This book was published as a supplement to Volume One Number Three of the Texas Quarterly. Very good .

Keywords: LITERATURE; FICTION; A COAT FOR THE TSAR; RUSSIA; THE TSAR'S ARMY; JEWISH SOLDIER; RICHARD M. ELMAN; INSCRIBED; SIGNED; SIGNATURE; AUTOGRAPH; DONALD DYKE; ENGLISH PROFESSOR; PRESENTATION COPY; ILLUSTRATIONS; BUBI JESSEN, ILLUSTRATOR; SUPPLEMENT TO TEX

Price: US$ 45.00 Seller: Blue Mountain Books & Manuscripts, Ltd.
- Book number: 35955

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