BULGAKOV MIKHAIL (1891-1940), FIRST PUBLICATION OF THE NOVEL Master and Margarita: a novel
Moscow: Monthly literary, artistic and socio-political illustrated magazine. Moscow, 1966-1967. No. 11. 1966. - Pp. 6-130; No. 1. 1967. - Pp. 56-144; 26x17 cm. Each issue in the publishing cover. Pale drips on the lower corner of the block (#1). Handwritten ex-libris by A. P. Struve on the title page of each issue. The first publication of the novel by Mikhail Afanasyevich Bulgakov (1891-1940) with a foreword by Konstantin Simonov. The first separate edition of the novel in Russian was published in 1967 in Paris by YMCA-press. Provenance: Alexey Petrovich Struve (1899-1976) - bibliographer, bibliophile, antiquarian. He lived in Paris and owned antique and second-hand book shops in the Latin quarter. Member of the Board of the society of friends of the Russian book in Paris. A friend of the Bunin family, supplied them with books.