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TOLSTOY, Leo (1828-1910). Chem liudi zhivi [What Men Live By]. Moscow: I.D. Sytin & Co for Posrednika, 1886.
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TOLSTOY, Leo (1828-1910). Chem liudi zhivi [What Men Live By]. Moscow: I.D. Sytin & Co for Posrednika, 1886.

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TOLSTOY, Leo (1828-1910). Chem liudi zhivi [What Men Live By]. Moscow: I.D. Sytin & Co for Posrednika, 1886.

An early, lifetime edition of 'a simple beautiful retelling of a story based on the widespread theme of the angel whom God sent to earth, but whose actions men could not understand' (Simmons). Simmons, Leo Tolstoy, p.419.

18mo (165 x 110mm). (Small light dampstain in the bottom margin of the last few leaves.) Original illustrated wrappers, printed in red and black (short tear in the front cover illustration; some staining on the back cover).
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