Category: Fiction - Russian


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Love and Other Stories

By: Tchehov, Anton ; Garnett, Constance (trans)

Price: $6.65

Publisher: Chatto & Windus, London, 1922

312 pages (complete). A much owned and most negligently stored copy. Pocket sized. Ex-library. The boards are much marked, worn, stained from storage conditions. They are heroic. They are also steady and sure. The frontis papers are stained and worn from storage. The contents are patient, benign, clean, clear, comfortable and still more than competent. fk View more info

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The Twelve Chairs - the great Russian satirical novel

By: Ilf & Petrov ; Richardson, John (trans)

Price: $104.50

Publisher: Frederick Muller, London, 1965

Edition: First Edition

323 pages (complete). A comfortable copy of this great Russian novel (one of the most popular). First edition of the first British edition (the novel was given a new lease of life after the death of Stalin). The dustjacket has wear, scuffing, rubbing. It is sure and assured. The boards are healthy and neat. The contents are in excellent condition. They are very clean and clear, very confident and certain, most confident and convivial. fk View more info