Russian Literature

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  • Category = Russian Literature
  • SUPERB SET OF ONE OF THE GREATEST WRITERS OF THE 19TH CENTURY
    The Novels and Stories of Ivan Turgenieff by TURGENIEFF, Ivan (TURGENEV)
    TURGENIEFF, Ivan (TURGENEV)
    The Novels and Stories of Ivan Turgenieff

    New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1903. 16 volume set, 8.5 inches tall. A handsome half morocco binding by Stikeman with gilt raised bands and elaborate centre tooling to the panels. Gilt top edges. Very, very slight fading, otherwise pristine. Bookplates. Leather bound sets of the great Russian writers are hard to come by, especially in this condition. With an introduction by Henry James and translated by Isabel Hapgood this set contains some of the most influential novels of the 19th century.

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  • GREAT SHORT STORIES IN SUPERB FULL CALF
    Select Tales of Tchehov by TCHEHOV (CHEKHOV, Anton Pavlovitch). GARNETT, Constance (translated into English by).
    TCHEHOV (CHEKHOV, Anton Pavlovitch). GARNETT, Constance (translated into English by).
    Select Tales of Tchehov

    London: Chatto & Windus, 1927. Full calf, 7 inches tall. A superb 20th century full calf by Bayntun with gilt raised bands and very fine gilt tooling to the panels. Label, twin gilt fillets to the boards, dentelles and all edges. Slight scratching to the boards. A splendid edition of some of the greatest short stories ever written.

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