Collection Tolstoy's War and Peace, illustrated

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Title: War and Peace

Author: Leo Tolstoy

Publisher: J. M. Dent & Sons

Format: Hardcover

The books are  in very good condition; a delightful addition to any library!

Reader's note

A beautiful dark blue and silver patterned set of Tolstoy's War and Peace--the perfect gift for all lovers of Russian and vintage books available on our second hand bookstore!

"A Frenchman's self-assurance stems from his belief that he is mentally and physically irresistibly fascinating to both men and women. An Englishman's self-assurance is founded on his being a citizen of the best organized state in the world and on the fact that, as an Englishman, he always knows what to do, and that whatever he does as an Englishman is unquestionably correct. An Italian is self-assured because he is excitable and easily forgets. A Russian is self-assured simply because he knows nothing and does not want to know anything, since he does not believe in the possibility of knowing anything fully"