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Easton Press, Fyodor Dostoevsky "The Idiot" Leather Bound Collector's Edition [Very Fine]
Easton Press, Fyodor Dostoevsky "The Idiot" Leather Bound Collector's Edition [Very Fine]


 
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A wonderful bright clean copy free of any markings, writings, or stamps. Sharp corners that are not bumped. Tight and square spine. Unread book. No attached bookplates or indication of any removed.

  $175.00
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Edition: Easton Press (1984)
Binding: Leather Bound (Full genuine leather)
Illustrator: Limited Edition
Dimensions: 7.8 x 4.8 x 1.4 inches


Availability: In Stock w/Same Day Shipping
Product Code: 480-195

Description
 
Easton Press, Norwalk CT. 1984 Fyodor Dostoevsky "The Idiot" Limited Edition. The Collector's Library of Famous Editions with the original NOTES FROM THE ARCHIVES.

Born Nov. 11, 1821 in Moscow, Russia, Fyodor Dostoyevsky was educated at home until 1833. He studied to be a military engineer, but shortly after graduating decided to become a writer. He experienced traumatic events, including a mock execution and exile. His work explored the human condition and is credited with shaping existentialism. Crime and Punishment is one of his most well-known novels.Towards the end of November, during a thaw, at nine o'clock one morning, a train on the Warsaw and Petersburg railway was approaching the latter city at full speed. The morning was so damp and misty that it was only with great difficulty that the day succeeded in breaking; and it was impossible to distinguish anything more than a few yards away from the carriage windows.

Some of the passengers by this particular train were returning from abroad; but the third-class carriages were the best filled, chiefly with insignificant persons of various occupations and degrees, picked up at the different stations nearer town. All of them seemed weary, and most of them had sleepy eyes and a shivering expression, while their complexions generally appeared to have taken on the colour of the fog outside.

Features
Includes all the classic Easton Press qualities:

* Premium Leather
* Silk Moire Endleaves
* Distinctive Cover Design
* Hubbed Spine, Accented in Real 22KT Gold
* Satin Ribbon Page Marker
* Gilded Page Edges
* Long-lasting, High Quality Acid-neutral Paper
* Smyth-sewn Pages for Strength and Durability
* Beautiful Illustrations


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