Chichikov's Journeys; or, Home Life in Old Russia. Translated by Bernard Guilbert Guerney. Two hardcover volumes with decorative blue paper over ruby cloth boards. Ornamentation and titles stamped in gilt with red full edge treatments.
Save for faint softening to lower extremities, volumes are exquisite. Pages and covers show no tarnish or soil, binding is tight with stiff hinges, and illustrations remain colorful and bright. A lovely set from The Limited Editions Club, signed by illustrator Lucille Corcos, considered to be one of the key practitioners of the American Primitivism school of art. Hand numbered at 500 of 1200 copies printed in total.
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