This is a brand new hardback 3 volume custom gift set of War & Peace by Leo Tolstoy. Considered by many to be the greatest novel ever written, Leo Tolstoys War and Peace remains a tour de force in realism, historical fiction, and philosophy. Entwining the lives of five Russian aristocratic families around the time of Napoleons invasion of Russia, Tolstoys scenes of life and turmoil in Saint Petersburg and Moscow come to life with dozens of hyper-detailed characters.The novel culminates at the Battle of Borodino where protagonist Pierre Bezukhov realizes his romanticized vision of war is far from the true horrors he encounters. The custom jackets bring this scene to life with Louis Lejeunes painting, Battle of Borodino, 7th September 1812. A glorious read, this beautiful 3 volume hardcover edition comes complete with silk reading ribbons, cloth bindings, and acid-free natural cream-colored paper.
This set uses the celebrated Louise and Aylmer Maude translation. Contemporaries of Tolstoy, they knew the author personally and translated many of his works.
The item "War & Peace by Leo Tolstoy 3 Volume Custom Gift Set Brand New Hardbacks + Ribbon" is in sale since Tuesday, December 17, 2019. This item is in the category "Books & Magazines\Antiquarian & Collectible". The seller is "readwhiteandblue" and is located in Dallas, Texas. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Dominican republic, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, El salvador, Honduras, Jamaica, Antigua and barbuda, Aruba, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Saint kitts and nevis, Saint lucia, Montserrat, Turks and caicos islands, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman islands, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Peru, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Viet nam, Uruguay, Russian federation.