Anna Karenina: One of the Greatest Stories of All Time | [Cover Subtitle: The Flaming Fire of Illicit Love!]

$495.00

Tolstoy, Leo (Count); Jackson Heise (Illust.)

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Tolstoy, Leo (Count); Jackson Heise (Illust.). Anna Karenina: One of the Greatest Stories of All Time | [Cover Subtitle: The Flaming Fire of Illicit Love!]. Toronto, Ontario, Canada: Fireside Publications Limited, ND [CIrca 1920’s?]. First Edition, First Printing. pp. 66. 4to., measuring 8.25″ x 11″. Lovely illustrated covers featuring a green-skinned devilish figure in the background looking down upon a sultry blonde female dressed in a night-gown – presumably depicting the Countess Karenina – and tempting her into a liasion with the handsome Army Officer, Vronsky. A remarkably abridged pulp iteration of the Russian classic at a mere 67 pages. Unrecorded in commerce, and OCLC. The stunning cover art-work is accompanied with many black-and-white illustrations, and publishers’ advertisements to the verso of front, and rear cover. No detectable flaws, contents bright, clean, and unmarked with tight, sound binding. Stapled Wraps. (#1802) $495.00