Ivan the Fool or The Old Devil and the Three Small Devils, also A Lost Opportunity and Polikushka
by Tolstoi, Leo [Tolstoy, Leo]; Norraikow, Adolphus
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, and we found no auction records.Keywords: LITERATURE RUSSIAN FICTION 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. New York: Charles L. Webster and Company, 1891. First Thus. Very Good/No Jacket. Gribayedoff, Valerian.
(Inventory #: 2180844)
Literature, American & Military History, General Antiquarian
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