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Povesti i rasskazy [Tales and Stories].

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Povesti i rasskazy [Tales and Stories].: T-vo I.D. Sytina

by Chekhov A

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  • hardcover
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About This Item

Moskva, T-vo I.D. Sytina, 1894.
Lifetime edition, prepared by Anton Chekhov (1860–1904). First book edition of the collection.
It includes eleven short stories: Bab'e carstvo (A Woman's Kingdom), Poprygun'ya (The Grasshopper), Chernyi monah (The Black Monk), V ssylke (In Exile), Skripka Rotshil'da (Rothschild's Fiddle), Volodya bol'shoy i Volodya malen'kiy (The Two Volodyas), Uchitel' slovesnosti (The Teacher of Literature), V usad'be (At a Country House), Otec (A Father), Student (The Student), Sosedi (Neighbours).
The publisher, Ivan Sytin (1851–1934), was an owner of the largest publishing house in pre-revolutionary Russia, who issued cheap editions for 'people's education'. Chekhov wrote, that 'this is a real people's business', where 'the Russian spirit smells and a peasant-buyer does not expel'. According to the publishing contract, Chekhov and Sytin planned to limited 10 000 copies of Tales and Stories.

Kilgour, 232; Fekula, 4589.

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Bookseller
Biblionne RU (RU)
Bookseller Inventory #
5766
Title
Povesti i rasskazy [Tales and Stories].
Author
Chekhov A
Format/binding
In quarter-leather contemporary binding.
Book condition
Used - In good condition, small loss of leather on the spine and edges, minor losses of paper on the front cover, owner’s mark on the
Quantity available
1
Edition
285, [2] pp.
Binding
Hardcover
Place of Publication
Moskva
Date published
1894
Bookseller catalogs
Russian literature;
Size
8vo

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