Our Notes & References
The rare first edition, in the original wrappers, of this collection of essays and short stories published in Berlin at a time when Tolstoy was heavily censored in Russia. Some of these writings were published earlier, but appear here uncensored for the first time.
WorldCat locates no copy outside of Russia.
B. Behr (bookseller’s stamp on the front cover; small shelf mark in ink on the title); Eden Martin, prominent American collector.
Svod. Kat. russk. nelegalnoi i zapreshchennoi pechati XIX veka 2101.