Peasants and Other Stories

Anton Chekhov / (intro) Edmund Wilson

Published by Franklin Library, Franklin Center, 1977
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1977, first limited Edition, first printing, hardcover. Book Condition: fine / as new; black leather boards accented in 22kt gold gilt design on the spine, front and back boards with gilt lettering and four raised bands on the spine, archival paper with gilded page edges, moiré end-pages with a red silk ribbon page marker, smyth sewing and concealed muslin joints to ensure the highest quality of book binding. Dust Jacket Condition; none as issued. Text: 481 pages; Stories introduced and selected by Edmund Wilson, Illustrated by Frederick Schneider. Text includes one of the best collections of Chekhov's fiction. The selection ranges from the brief, moving story "The Bishop," one of Chekhov's last works, to the brilliant, longer stories of his maturity-including "My Life," "Three Years" and the title story, "Peasants." The translations by Garnett, precise and fluid renderings of Chekhov's stories, are regarded as the classic versions of Chekhov in English. Author: Anton Pavlovich Chekhov was a Russian physician, dramatist and author who is considered to be among the greatest writers of short stories of our time. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: Peasants and Other Stories
Publisher: Franklin Library, Franklin Center
Publication Date: 1977
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine / as New
Edition: Limited Edition

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Chekhov, Anton; Schneider, Frederick (ill.); Wilson, Edmund (intro)
Published by The Franklin Library (1977)
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Book Description The Franklin Library, 1977. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Hardcover. Full black leather binding with gold lettering and decoration. Raised bands on the spine. A special edition from the Franklin Library. Illustrated by Frederick Schneider, with a frontispiece portrait of Chekhov by Herbert Tauss. Textured red endpapers, gold page edges. A red silk page marker in the center of the book. Measures 6 x 8.5". Date on title page is 1977. 480 pages. In very good condition. The binding is square and tight. The leather is clean with no bumps or rubbing, though with a small crease next to the spine where the covers open. The gold lettering and decoration on the covers and spine is bright, free of rubbing as well. Pages inside are clean and bright and unmarked. Bookseller Inventory # 9-509

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