First thus - these stories were originally published separately. A bit musty, spine faded, owner bookplate on front endpaper and corresponding owner stamp on front flyleaf. 1891 Hard Cover. 172 pp. Three short stories by the author of Anna Karenina, War and Peace, and The Death of Ivan Ilyich, originally published in 1886. Includes a preface by translator Count Norraikow, Ivan the Fool, A Lost Opportunity, and Polikushka. Engraved illustrations by Valerian Gribayedoff (who was a journalist most famous for introducing illustrated drawings into newspapers) precede each story. Scarce in trade, an... View More...
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