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The Awakening [The Resurrection]

The Awakening [The Resurrection]

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The Awakening [The Resurrection]

by Tolstoi, Count Leo (1828-1910)

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New York: Street & Smith, 1900. First American Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Very Good. Pasternak, Leonid (1862-1945) father of Boris Pasternak. Grey cloth over boards, title and author image stamped in gilt and maroon onto upper board, title stamped in gilt onto spine, 8vo (7-7/16 inches tall), pp. 317, all edges trimmed, top edge gilt, author portrait frontis, title page printed in black and red, 4 illustrations [5 inc. frontis]. Volume with cover illustration lightly rubbed, wear to spine ends, spine tilt, small 1/2" piece missing at bottom of one leaf. Page 15 has a few lines taken from a letter written in French - pertaining to the story - neatly translated into English underneath. First published in Russia in 1899 and later translated by William E. Smith, this was the last novel written by Tolstoy.


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The Awakening [The Resurrection]
Tolstoi, Count Leo (1828-1910)
Pasternak, Leonid (1862-1945) father of Boris Pasternak
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