"War and Peace" Leo Tolstoy [circa 1968] Decorated vintage book leatherette
Translation by Princess Alexandra Kropotkin, published circa 1968 by the International Collectors Library.
Octavo wrapped in simulated leather, gold foiled decorations front cover and spine, deckled out edge, ribbon place mark sewn in, cloth head and tail band in binding, unadorned end papers, black and white line drawings inside 696 pages.
This is a "very good" vintage hardcover with a tight binding and hinges. No loose, torn or folded pages. No writing or plates. Board corners are square and crisp. Aubrey Beardsley designed "ex libris" plate in frontr (see accompanying imaghes). Text block closes tightly. Gold decorations on cover and spine are crisp and bright. A few dust speckles on the text block upper edge.
A pretty vintage volume that will look great on your shelf or mantle or will make for a wonderful literary gift.
Will ship promptly, well packaged.