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  1. First edition of the Garnett translation, first impression; 2 vols, 8vo, two leaves opened roughly publisher's blue cloth, titles to spines gilt, top edges green, with the scarce dust jackets which are slightly tanned, fine copies.

    £1,500
  2. 8vo (19 x 13.5 cm); xii, 296pp., frontispiece and numerous illustrations throughout, text in English, translated from Russian by B.C. Baskerville; original black cloth gilt, elaborate vignette in gilt to upper cover, spine slighty rubbed and cockled, a fine copy.

    £750
  3. First edition, small 8vo (18 x 12.5 cm); 115pp., illustrations by N. Radlov; original lithographed wrappers in red and black, repairs to spine, right lower corner missing to upper wrapper, some light water-staining but otherwise a good copy.

    £450
  4. First edition, 8vo (20 x 14.5 cm); 110pp.; original printed wrappers designed by Yuriy Annenkov, repairs to spine, in a later black folding chemise, a very good copy.

    £450
  5. Limited edition, one of 900 copies printed on papier vélin, this numbered 914, from a total edition of 1000, 8vo (24.5 x 17cm); portrait frontispiece after Wright and 12 full-page engravings after Sokolov, all engraved by Alphonse Lamotte and protected by tissue guards, occasional light spotting; recent full crushed brown calf, spine with raised bands and decorated in gilt, gilt title to second part, an excellent example.

    £2,750
  6. Limited edition, one of 25 copies on japon impérial, from a total edition of 345; 4to (24 x 17 cm); translated by André Gide and Jacques Schiffrin, signed 'J. Sch' on the limitation page, foreword by Gide, illustrations in colour by Shukhaev including 7 plates hors-texte, with two additional suites of 19 illustrations each, loose in a separate portfolio, one in colour on japon and one in black on chine, with tissue guards, a.e.g.; 20th century fine binding by Hélène Cauchetier, full green morocco with original wrappers bound in, upper cover with playing card motif inlay design of various colours, doublures with green patterned paper guards, green marbled endpapers, chemise and slipcase, extra suites in a corresponding chemise, an excellent example.

    £7,500
  7. First complete edition in Russian; 8vo; 200pp.; publisher's printed wrappers, some wear to wrappers but internally fresh, housed in a black box.

    £1,850
  8. Number 70 of 750 copies; 8vo; printed in red & black, colour illustrations by Paul Nash, some toning to endpapers; original red morocco, upper covers with onlays in black, red & cream designed by Paul Nash, spine a touch faded.

    £800
  9. First edition, 3 vols; 8vo (21 x 15.5 cm); [1], 366pp. including title and half-title, [1] blank; [1] 493pp. including title and half-title, [1] blank; [1], 413pp. including title and half-title, [1] blank, minor stains in each volume, small ink inscriptions to verso of title-page and final leaves in vol.I; contemporary quarter brown morocco over marble boards, spine gilt lettered and ruled, some skilful restorations, morocco entry slipcase, a fine set.

    £22,500
  10. Vols. I-III fourth edition, vol. IV third edition; 4 vols, 8vo (27.2 x 19 cm), text in two columns, paginated accordingly. Contemporary red calf over red cloth boards, gilt lettering to spines, red edges; slightly rubbed and sunned.

    £2,750
 

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