[FIRST EDITION OF BROTHERS KARAMAZOV] Brat’ia Karamazovy [i.e. The Brothers Karamazov]: [In 2 vol.].

St. Petersburg: Brothers Panteleev, 1881. Item #720

Vol.1. 509 pp. Vol.2. [2], 699 pp. 8vo. Two modern period-style binding.

Very rare, especially in contemporary binding. The first edition of the one of the most important books in the Russian language, a masterpiece of immense influence. This was the final work by Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoevsky (1821-1881), it took two years to write and Dostoevsky died in the year it was published. The list of authors this book has influenced is endless – from Freud to Joyce, from Kafka to Cormac McCarthy to Kurt Vonnegut.

Price: $22,400.00

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