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      Sale 2430 | Lot 256
      Price Realized: $8,125With Buyer's Premium
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      • Sale 2430 Lot 256

        [TOLSTOY, LEO.] Tolstoï, Count Léon. War and Peace: A Historical Novel. Translated into French by a Russian Lady and from the French by Clara Bell. 3 parts in 6 volumes. 12mo, original brown cloth, decorated and lettered in black and gilt, spine heads slightly rubbed with a little fraying, corners bumped with minimal exposure, brown coated endpapers; Bolling J. Watkins ownership stamp to first blank of each, else contents clean and unmarked; publisher's catalogue and promo slips laid-in. New York: William S. Gottsberger, 1886

        Estimate $3,000 - 4,000

        first american edition. a scarce set of all six volumes of the first english translation of War and Peace with Gottsberger imprint on title pages. Publisher's advertisements at ends of volumes 1, 3, 5 and 6. A fine set.


        Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $8,125

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