War. Leo Tolstoy, V. Tchertkoff, Emile Holarek.
War
War
War

War

Christchurch, Hants. The Free Age Press, [ca. 1907?]. First Edition. A collection of realistic and allegorical illustrations by Emile Holarek representing the horrors of war and its antagonism to Christianity, with text from the writings of Leo Tolstoy and others. One of many Tolstoy publications issued by The Free Age Press, the publishing imprint established by Vladimir Chertkov in England in 1900 following his exile from Russia. With a small catalog laid in featuring a printed letter from Tolstoy to the front cover.

A fragile title issued on cheap paper and very prone to chipping. Red, illustrated wrappers (9 ¾” x 12”), not paginated, illus. Wear, chipping and soiling to wrappers, small closed tears and nicks to the margins of most pages, but not affecting illustrations or text; 5” closed tear along the top of the first leaf; chipping along the bottom pages edges and bottom right corner. The text block is mostly separated from the wrappers. A Good only copy of a scarce title. Item #8832

Price: $200.00

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