BEAUTIFULLY BOUND AND ILLUSTRATED DELUXE SET OF THE WORKS OF TOLSTOY
TOLSTOY, Leo. The Complete Works of Count Tolstoy. Translated from the Original Russian and Edited by Leo Wiener. Boston: Dana Estes & Company, (1904). Twenty-four volumes. Tall octavo, contemporary three-quarter green morocco, raised bands, elaborately gilt-decorated spines, marbled boards and endpapers, top edges gilt, uncut and mostly unopened. $10000.
Beautifully bound “Edition de Luxe,” number 314 of only 1000 sets, of Tolstoy’s entire canon, finely printed and wide-margined, with title pages on Japanese vellum and over 100 engraved, etched, and photogravure illustrations.
"The present translation contains everything given in the Russian complete edition… and all the publications of Tolstoy's prohibited works which have appeared in Switzerland and in England. The only works omitted are those which Tolstoy himself translated from other languages." The final volume contains a life of Tolstoy, index and bibliography of works and articles on Tolstoy in English, German and French. Bookplates.
Spines evenly toned to brown. Fine condition.