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Dostoevsky, Fyodor. The idiot. New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1956. Tall 8vo (29 cm, 11.4"). xiv, 560,  pp.; illus. $100.00
The Limited Editions Club edition of this classic work of Russian literature is Constance Garnett's translation, with an introduction by Avrahm Yarmolinsky; the text is illustrated with 25 full-page and 4 half-page dark, brooding engravings by => Fritz Eichenberg. The illustrations were reproduced by the Marchbanks Press and the typography set in linotype Original Old Style, with the binding done by the Russell-Rutter Company.
This is => numbered copy 1193 of 1500 printed, signed at the colophon by the artist. The appropriate LEC newsletter and prospectus are laid in.
Limited Editions Club, Bibliography of the Fine Books Published by The Limited Editions Club, 264. Publisher's red buckram, front cover with gilt- and silver-stamped cross design, in original marbled paper–covered slipcase; slipcase with edges rubbed and spine label slightly darkened, volume with spine sunned and minimal wear to boards. One page with light smudge in lower margin. => Solid and attractive. (36910) Please RESHELVE This.
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