Huge octavo. xvii, 457 pp, preface, acknowledgments, notice at the textual content, advent, ahead of 'War and Peace' (1852-65); 'War and Peace (1865-9); 'Anna Karenina' (1875-7); After 'Anna Karenina' (1886-1910); appendix: Russian literary and ancient references, bibliograpphy, index. The serious background sequence: First variation, 1978. Blue textile with gilt lettering to backbone. "Ths quantity lines the principles of the current serious appraisal through providing over a hundred reviews, articles and essays on Tolstoy's prose fiction written in the course of his lifetime, concenttrating mostly on battle and Peace and Anna Karenina." from the jacket flap.

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