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Rare books by Leo Tolstoy, including first editions and signed first editions of War and Peace, copies in fine bindings, and handsome sets of his collected works. Regularly stocked editions of Tolstoy’s works include The Works and The Complete Works of Count Tolstoy.

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  1. La Guerre et la Paix,
    TOLSTOY, Leo. La Guerre et la Paix,

    Paris : 1879

    Rare first edition in French of War and Peace, one of 500 copies printed, the first translation into another language and a key moment in the appreciation of Russian novelists in the West. The translation was by Princess Irina Ivanovna Paskevich. It was Turgenev who found a French publisher and urged the translation on Zola, Flaubert, and Daudet.

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    Stock Code: 142081

  2. Childhood, Boyhood, and Youth.
    TOLSTOY, Leo. Childhood, Boyhood, and Youth.

    London : 1888

    First UK edition of the complete trilogy in English; the translation, by I. F. Hapgood, was originally published at New York by T. Y. Crowell in 1886. The UK edition is very uncommon: Library Hub and WorldCat together locating six copies in British and institutional libraries (BL, NLS, Cambridge, Leeds, Sussex, London Library), and another six abroad.... Learn More

    Stock Code: 124051

  3. War and Peace.
    TOLSTOY, Leo. War and Peace.

    London : 1965

    A handsomely bound copy of War and Peace, bound by Bayntun for Birmingham lawyer Gordon William Quance, with his single initial monogram to the front. This India Paper edition was first issued in 1942. Learn More

    Stock Code: 148353

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