Published by Oxford University Press, 1998
Paperback. Condition: Good. 1St Edition. Ships in a BOX from Central Missouri! May not include working access code. Will not include dust jacket. Has used sticker(s) and some writing or highlighting. UPS shipping for most packages, (Priority Mail for AK/HI/APO/PO Boxes).
Published by Granta Books, 2003
Paperback. Condition: New. 1st. Paperback. Just two weeks after completing Crime and Punishment, Dostoevsky produced a second novel with a very different man at its centre. In The Idiot, the saintly Prince Myshkin returns to Russia.Shipping may be from multiple locations in the US or from the UK, depending on stock availability. 640 pages. 0.500.
Published by Vintage Books, New York, 2003
Paperback. Condition: New. 633pp. Octavo [20.5cm]; black and white illustrated wraps. Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky's masterful translation of The Idiot is destined to stand with their versions of Crime and Punishment, The Brothers Karamazov , and Demons as the definitive Dostoevsky in English. After his great portrayal of a guilty man in Crime and Punishment , Dostoevsky set out in The Idiot to portray a man of pure innocence. The twenty-six-year-old Prince Myshkin, following a stay of several years in a Swiss sanatorium, returns to Russia to collect an inheritance and "be among people." Even before he reaches home he meets the dark Rogozhin, a rich merchant's son whose obsession with the beautiful Nastasya Filippovna eventually draws all three of them into a tragic denouement. In Petersburg the prince finds himself a stranger in a society obsessed with money, power, and manipulation. Scandal escalates to murder as Dostoevsky traces the surprising effect of this "positively beautiful man" on the people around him, leading to a final scene that is one of the most powerful in all of world literature. -- from publisher. First Vintage Classics Edition; later printing.
Published by The University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 1967
Hardcover. Condition: Very Good +. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good +. 1st Edition. First edition, hardcover, has extremely slight skew to spine, a very faint hint of sunning to spine and boards, and a tiny, light stain to base of text block, otherwise a sharp, clean VG+ copy in like dust jacket which has very slight bumps to corners, very slight wear to edges and folds, very faint sunning to spine, and some very slight rubbing.
Published by Granta Books, 2003
Paperback. Condition: New. 1st. Paperback. Just two weeks after completing Crime and Punishment, Dostoevsky produced a second novel with a very different man at its centre. In The Idiot, the saintly Prince Myshkin retu.Shipping may be from our Sydney, NSW warehouse or from our UK or US warehouse, depending on stock availability. 640 pages. 0.500.
Published by Heritage Press, Connecticut, 1984
Hardcover. First Edition; First Printing. Fine in a Fine dust jacket. Illustrations by Fritz Eichenberg.
Published by Easton Press, Norwalk, CA, 1984
Hardcover. Condition: Fine. Eichenberg, Fritz (illustrator). Famous Editions. The translation by Constance Garnett revised & edited for this edition, with an introduction by Avrahm Yarmolinsky; and illustrated with wood-engravings by Fritz Eichenberg. A nice tight copy! Due to the size and weight of this book, it cannot be shipped priority mail or outside the United States. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
Published by Stockholm, 1919., 1919
Contemporary half calf. Two volumes. Fine. First Swedish edition of Idiot.
Published by The Macmillan Company, 1913
Hardcover. Condition: Good. 1st Edition. This is a rare, first edition copy of "THE IDIOT" by Fyodor Dostoevsky. 1913 1st American edition, 1st printing; The Macmillan Company; New York. Constance Garnett translation. Gilt top page edges. Condition: There is a light stain at the lower-inner corners of the covers, and light staining to the spine; sharp corners; 2 tiny cloth tears at the top edge of the spine. Tight binding with no cracks and no loose pages. Bookplate affixed to the front pastedown. The text pages are in terrific condition - clean with only a very light stain at the outer margin of page 66. Some light soiling to the front blank end paper. Light, pea-sized stain at the center of the inner page edges between the title page and opposing end paper. Light stain at the hinge between front and rear end papers and pastedowns. Staining to the bottom edge of the text block.
Published by The Macmillan Company, New York, 1913
First edition in English that profoundly influenced Hemingway, Virginia Woolf and many others, with Dostoevsky preferring "The Idiot to all his other works," an eloquent and powerful work that "embodies his most intimate, cherished and sacred convictions." Octavo, original cloth. In near fine condition. Translated by Constance Garnett. An exceptional example. The Idiot displays the greatest "hallmarks of Dostoevsky's genius--the probing of the depths of the mind and the revelations of the startling contradictions in men's souls" (Hornstein, 160). "The novel is the most personal of all his major works, the book in which he embodies his most intimate, cherished and sacred convictions. It is only in The Idiot that Dostoevsky includes an account of his ordeal before the firing squad. Also afflicted with the epilepsy from which Dostoevsky suffered, Prince Myshkin is overcome, at the onset of this disease, with the same ecstatic intuition of supernatural plenitude that Dostoevsky both cherished as a divine visitation and feared as the harbinger of madness" (Frank, Dostoevsky IV:316). Dostoevsky "preferred The Idiot to all his other works. it possesses, in exemplary directness, the ancient riddle of the tragic hero" (Steiner, Tolstoy or Dostoevsky, 171-8). Culminating in what is "beyond question one of the most powerful finales in world literature" (Kjetsaa, 227), the novel references Rousseau, Shakespeare, Pushkin, Gogol and Cervantes, and especially cites Flaubert's Madame Bovary, which "appears directly in The Idiot as Nastasya Filippovna's reading material in the last days of her life" (Knapp, Dostoevsky's The Idiot, 44). Together with Tolstoy, Dostoevsky was "integral to the flowering of the Russian novel in the 19th century. in them was assembled much of the light that we possess on the nature of man" (Steiner, 8).