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Crime & punishment by Fyodor Dostoevsky

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Published by Limited Editions Club in New York .
Written in English


  • Saint Petersburg (Russia) -- Fiction

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Other titlesCrime and punishment
Statementby Fyodor Dostoevsky ; translated from the Russian by Constance Garnett ; with an introduction by Laurence Irving ; and illustrated with wood-engravings by Fritz Eichenberg.
ContributionsEichenberg, Fritz, 1901-1990, ill., Garnett, Constance, 1861-1946., E.L. Hildreth & Company,, Limited Editions Club,, Limited Editions Club Collection (Library of Congress)
LC ClassificationsLEC no. 189, PG3326.P7
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v. (xiii, 629 p.) :
Number of Pages629
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24098362M
LC Control Number2009666056

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