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1 CHEKHOV, Anton Anton Chekhov: Greatest Plays (The Cherry Orchard, The Sea Gull, The Three Sisters and Uncle Vanya)
78463 Franklin Center, Pennsylvania U. S. A. The Franklin Library 1979 Hardcover Fine with no dust jacket 
A selection of plays by the noted Russian physician who is perhaps best known for his short stories. Includes 4 plays: The Cherry Orchard, The Sea Gull, The Three Sisters and Uncle Vanya. Offered in a deluxe reprint edition, illustrated by Stan Hunter. Translated by Elisaveta Fen. --- In full crimson faux leather with gilt decorations on covers & spine, raised spine bands and titling gilt-stamped on spine. All edges gilt, and with patterned paper endpapers. Lacks a dust jacket (as issued). --- A bright, firm, clean copy lacking apparent damages.; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 274 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
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2 CHEKHOV, Anton Peasants and Other Stories (Franklin Library Collected Stories of the World's Greatest Writers series)
81280 Franklin Center, Pennsylvania The Franklin Library 1977 Hardcover Fine with no dust jacket 
A deluxe leatherbound edition offering nine short stories by the Russian master of the genre, Anton Chekhov (1860-1904). Chekhov was a physician throughout his adult life, who described literature as his "mistress". With a painted portrait of the author by Herbert Tauss and black & white illustrations by Frederick Schneider. Stories selected and with an introduction by Edmund Wilson. Issued as an entry in the publisher's Collected Stories of the World's Greatest Writers series. One of an unspecified number in this limited edition. --- Bound in rich full black bonded leather covers with four raised bands on spine. Spine titling, elaborate decorations to covers and spine, and textblock edges all in bright gilt. Interior leaves printed on high-quality papers. Crimson silk moire endpapers, with matching sewn-in satin ribbon bookmark. Volume lacks a dust jacket (as issued). --- A Fine copy lacking damages or evidence of having been read.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall); xvii, 481 pages 
Price: 42.00 USD
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3 TCHEKOV (CHEKHOV), Anton The Stories of Anton Tchekov (Modern Library #50.4)
79576 New York The Modern Library [c.1942] Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
A Modern Library edition offering 23 of the Russian physician/playwright/author's best short stories. Edited, and with an introduction by Robert S. Linscott. --- In Toledano spine 8, w/red cloth-covered boards, gilt titling on black spine & cover blocks, black topstain, grey Kent endpapers. Likely published c.1942 (though 1932 date appears in book). Lacks the dust jacket. ML #50.4. --- Good only copy. Binding is partially split, page 439/440 has been torn out and is missing (in middle of story "Rothchild's Fiddle"); spine and cover with fading and dampstains. Interior w/prior owner's bookplate and inked info. at front endpapers. Volume is otherwise tightly bound and lacks additional interior markings.; 12mo (7 to 7-1/2 in. tall) ; 448 pages 
Price: 14.00 USD
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4 CHEKHOV, Anton Two Plays of Anton Chekhov: The Cherry Orchard and Three Sisters
80622 New York The Heritage Press 1966 Hardcover Near Fine 
Two of the great Russian master of the short story and dramatist's plays are offered here in this deluxe Heritage Press reprint edition. Includes striking color and b&w illustrations by Lajos Szalay and an introduction by Sir John Gielgud; translated from the Russian by Constance Garnett. --- In rust cloth-covered boards with titling and decorations in gilt on cover and spine; dark red topstain. Volume housed in tweed-look red/green/yellow paper-covered slipcase. Publisher's Sandglass flyer is not present. --- With a couple of faint soiled spots to back cover, otherwise volume is in excellent shape: clean, unmarked and bright. Very Good slipcase with a little rubbing and a hint of sunning, but is otherwise undamaged and is structurally sound.; Tall Octavo (9 to 10 in. tall); xvi, 153 pages 
Price: 19.00 USD
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