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War and Peace by  Leo [Tolstoy] Tolstoi - First American Edition - 1886 - from Burnside Rare Books, ABAA (SKU: 140938442)

War and Peace

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War and Peace

by [Tolstoy] Tolstoi, Leo

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New York: William S. Gottsberger, 1886. First American Edition. Very Good. Six volumes. First American edition, all first printings with properly dated title pages and publisher's imprint on all copyright pages. Publisher's brown cloth with gilt lettering and black stamping, with volumes ranging from Very Good to Near Fine. Softening to spine ends, with Volume II of Before Tilsit showing shallow loss at spine ends. Volume I of The Invasion with owner name stamp on title page; neat owner name on first page of text of volume II of The Invasion and volume II of Borodino. Bookplate in volume 1 of Before Tilsit and volume I of The Invasion. A handsome set of the first American edition of this classic of Russian literature. Translated from the French edition by Clara Bell.

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
140938442
Title
War and Peace
Author
[Tolstoy] Tolstoi, Leo
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Quantity available
1
Edition
First American Edition
Publisher
William S. Gottsberger
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1886
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Literature;
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Burnside Rare Books specializes in American and British literature, and rare nonfiction. We are located in downtown Portland, Oregon and open by appointment.

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