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The Works of Leo Tolstoy by  Leo Tolstoy - Hardcover - Tolstoy Centenary Edition; First Edition in this Format - 1937 - from Evolving Lens Bookseller (SKU: 14784)

The Works of Leo Tolstoy

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The Works of Leo Tolstoy: [Complete Set]

by Tolstoy, Leo

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Oxford University Press, for the Tolstoy Society, 1937. Tolstoy Centenary Edition; First Edition in this Format. Hardcover. Book condition is Very Good-, bound in full red buckram; with Very Good- dust jackets. Foxing to jackets, and often to first few pages through Title Page. Smudging and toning to jackets, toning to end papers. Mostly minor chipping to jacket edges, with occasional larger chips to jackets at spine (see pictures). Some staining to jackets of Volumes 1, 13 & 14, mostly to crown and rear panel. Hinges generally strong, though most volumes show hinge stretched and at times exposed at gutter between frontispiece and title page, or thereabouts. Shadowing on title page of several volumes from frontispiece. No markings to text. Different Frontispiece in each volume. Complete in 21 volumes. Set includes: Life of Tolstoy (2 vols), Childhood, Boyhood & Youth, Tales of Army Life, Nine Stories, War & Peace (3 vols), Anna Karenina (2 vols), A Confession and the Gospel in Brief, On Life and Essays on Religion, Twenty-Three Tales, What Then Must We Do, Ivan Ilych and Hadji Murad, The Devil and Cognate Tales, Plays, What is Art and Essays on Art, Resurrection, The Kingdom of God and Peace Essays, Recollections and Essays. Translation by Maude, Introductions by various authors. Incredibly scarce set collecting the works one of the great literary minds, who also had significant influence in the tradition of nonviolent resistance, and after his spiritual reawakening, worked deeply into other moral considerations. A formidable mind here represented in a tremendous set.

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Bookseller
Evolving Lens Bookseller US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
14784
Title
The Works of Leo Tolstoy
Author
Tolstoy, Leo
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used
Quantity-available
1
Edition
Tolstoy Centenary Edition; First Edition in this Format
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Oxford University Press, for the Tolstoy Society
Date Published
1937
Keywords
Literature, Sets
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