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    Leo Tolstoy. War and Peace. New York: William S. Gottsberger, 1886, 1887. First edition in English.

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    Four volumes only of six, with three first printings and one later printing.

    Leo Tolstoy. War and Peace. New York: William S. Gottsberger, 1886. First edition in English. Three volumes have title pages dated 1886 and the proper Gottsberger imprint on versos; one is a later printing, dated 1887 with no imprint. Four small octavo volumes only of six. [2, blank], [2], 357, [1, blank], [2, ads], [2, blank]; [2, blank], [2], 321, [3, blank]; [2, blank], [2], 270, [10, ads], [2, blank]; [4, blank], [2], ii, 290, [10, ads], [2, blank]; Original dark brown cloth with front cover decoratively stamped in black and gilt and lettered in gilt, back cover decoratively stamped in black, and spine ruled in black and gilt and decoratively stamped and lettered in gilt. Original brown coated endpapers. Minimal rubbing to spine extremities. Corners bumped. Overall very good.
    Harris, page 152. 



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