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Tolstoy's Letters [2 volumes in Slipcase, 1978]

£34.99

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First Edition published in 1978 by The Athlone Press, University of London. Complete with slipcase, with footnotes, and index at the rear of Volume II. Selected, edited and translated by R F Christian

Volume I: 1828-1879 336 pages
Volume II: 1880-1910 337-737 pages

These letters had not previously been published in English. Tolstoy was a prolific and revealing correspondent., and his letters contain much material that is important for an understanding of his life, thought and art. Professor Christian has selected and translated 608 of the several thousand letters, in order to illuminate Tolstoy's life and charcter, his personal relationships, his works of fiction and his religious, political and artistic views.
Professor Christian's introductions to the nine chronological sections into which the letters are divided provide a biographical framework for the collection as a whole. Introductions to individual letters give information about all Tolstoy's correspondents and there is comprehensive annotation throughout.

In near fine condition. The glossy illustrated dust jackets are not price-clipped and there are no apparent flaws. Light rubbing to the slipcase. Excellent tight binding.

Item details

Added value:
First Edition, with Slipcase
Author(s):
R F Christian
Condition:
Fine
Dimensions:
25cm x 16.5cm x 6cm. 1650g
Edition:
1978
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0485111705
ISBN-13:
9780485111705
Number of pages:
737
Publisher:
Athlone Press
Title:
Tolstoy's Letters

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First Edition published in 1978 by The Athlone Press, University of London. Complete with slipcase, with footnotes, and index at the rear of Volume II. Selected, edited and translated by R F Christian

Volume I: 1828-1879 336 pages
Volume II: 1880-1910 337-737 pages

These letters had not previously been published in English. Tolstoy was a prolific and revealing correspondent., and his letters contain much material that is important for an understanding of his life, thought and art. Professor Christian has selected and translated 608 of the several thousand letters, in order to illuminate Tolstoy's life and charcter, his personal relationships, his works of fiction and his religious, political and artistic views.
Professor Christian's introductions to the nine chronological sections into which the letters are divided provide a biographical framework for the collection as a whole. Introductions to individual letters give information about all Tolstoy's correspondents and there is comprehensive annotation throughout.

In near fine condition. The glossy illustrated dust jackets are not price-clipped and there are no apparent flaws. Light rubbing to the slipcase. Excellent tight binding.

Added value:
First Edition, with Slipcase
Author(s):
R F Christian
Condition:
Fine
Dimensions:
25cm x 16.5cm x 6cm. 1650g
Edition:
1978
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0485111705
ISBN-13:
9780485111705
Number of pages:
737
Publisher:
Athlone Press
Title:
Tolstoy's Letters

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