SHKLOVSKY, VIKTOR. 1893-1984.
Teorya Prozi. [Prose Theory.] Moscow: Krug, 1925.
8vo. 189,  pp. Plain red boards; glassine jacket; original front wrapper bound in. Yellowed, small tear at upper joint, chip to glassine.
Provenance: ownership inscription dated from Moscow, 1963.
FIRST EDITION of this important collection of essays, a foundational work of the so-called Formalist movement in modern literary criticism. Edition of 3,500 copies. Rare.