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TOLSTOY, Leo.

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. 125525
    First edition in book form, one of 6,000 copies printed, and rare in publisher's cloth. Since 1975 only one copy in any kind of publisher's binding has appeared at auction, a copy in original wrappers sold at Sotheby's, 3 Dec. 1998. This was the only book edition of Anna Karenina to be published during Tolstoy's lifetime.
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    £38,500

    Stock Code: 125525

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  2. 124051
    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: Copac and OCLC together locating six copies in British and institutional libraries (BL, NLS, Cambridge, Leeds, Sussex, London Library), and... Learn More
    £1,350

    Stock Code: 124051

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  3. The Works.
    First Constance Garnett translated editions, first impressions. Garnett (1861-1946) was the wife of literary critic Edward Garnett and herself a highly acclaimed translator of Russian literature recognised for introducing authors such as Tolstoy to the general British public. Learn More
    £2,250

    Stock Code: 100585

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  4. Tolstoy 1
    Number 55 of a limited edition of 210, signed by Leo Wiener. A particularly handsome set of Tolstoy's works. Learn More
    £7,500

    Stock Code: 114905

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  5. 130952
    First edition in English, first impression. An excellent Hogarth Press association copy, being the copy of Ralph and Frances Partridge, with Frances's inked ownership signature and Ralph's pencilled notation "RP" (his usual style of ownership notation) to the front free endpaper. Ralph was the first assistant of the Hogarth... Learn More
    £550

    Stock Code: 130952

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