Marina Vlady

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(4201) Marina Vlady (1938-). “Vladimir ili Prervannyi Poliot” (“Vladimir or the Foiled Theft”) perevod s frantsuzskogo (translated from French). Leningrad, 1988.

Copy of an original typescript, 342 numbered pages. Red binding with title and illustrations in gilt.

Marina Vlady, real name Catherine Marina de Poliakoff-Baïdaroff, is a French actress, singer and writer, born in 1938 in the Paris suburbs. In 1970 she married Vladimir Vyssotski the Soviet poet and actor. She stayed his wife until his death in 1980 and in 1987 she published in French this memoir. The first edition in Russian of this samizdat would only appear in 1989 in “Progress” editions in Moscow.

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