This slender volume contains => ten wood engravings printed in color and one in black and white by the illustrator Kalashnikov (1930?2007), who, inspired by Dostoyevsky's works, created "amongst the finest 'avant-garde' wood-engravings produced in the former Soviet Union." The title-page is printed in both English and Russian on facing pages, with the artist's autobiographical essay, also in English and Russian, preceding the illustrations. 135 copies were typeset by Speedspools, Edinburgh, and printed by Sebastian Carter at the => Rampant Lions Press on Zerkall mould-made paper. This is copy no. 40, and is => signed by the artist and the author below the colophon. Binding: By The Fine Bindery, Wellingborough, in quarter brown cloth over patterned paper boards in salmon and rust, featuring a design from a block by the artist, with title gilt to spine. 4to (26.1 cm, 10.3"). , 1, , 2?10,  f. Binding as above. Pristine, in the publisher's matching salmon slipcase. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: The Dostoyevsky Suite. Ten wood engravings ...
Publisher: The Primrose Academy
Publication Date: 1994
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