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War and Peace: A Novel

by Count Leo Tolstoy ; translated from the Russian by Constance Garnett
Format
Book
Published
New York : Modern Library, [1956]
Language
English
Russian (translated from)
Uniform Title
Voĭna I Mir English
Series
The Modern Library of the World's Best Books
Modern Library of the World's Best Books
Description
[5], 1136 pages ; 21 cm.
Notes
  • Modern Library Giant.
  • Translation of Voĭna i mir.
Local Notes
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: PS3511 .A86 Z42 .T65 W3 1956: Original gray cloth; dust jacket. William Faulkner Collection. From the Library of William Faulkner, with his signature, inscribed 917 Rugby Road. Insert: A photograph of "Faulkner at Verdun," which was clipped from a Swedish newspaper, dated 1954 (Item removed from book and placed in Papers of William Faulkner and Family MSS 9817-l, Box 3, Folder 4). Bart Welling's rough translation of the caption: "The American Author William Faulkner, a Nobel Prize winner seen by many as the world's greatest living writer, recently visted Verdun, where he was present and fought as a combat pilot during the First World War. Faulkner was part of a Canadian wing. Over forty years later it was now time for a reunion with bloody memories. In the picture Faulkner rests by the side of the 'Sacred Road [Voie sacree],' which leads tot the battlefield" (Bart Welling, "Faulkner's Library Revisited" [Mississippi Quarterly 52.3], p. 405, n. 61). According to Joseph Blotner, this book was obtained "at William Faulkner's request in July, 1959, by his editor at Random House, Albert Erskine" (Joseph Blotner, William Faulkner's Library: A Catalogue [Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 1964], p. 8, n. 8). Purchased, 2014.
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