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Image for Wesley His Own Biographer.  Selections from the Journals of the Rev John Wesley AM, sometime Fellow of Lincoln College, Oxford

Wesley His Own Biographer. Selections from the Journals of the Rev John Wesley AM, sometime Fellow of Lincoln College, Oxford

By: N/A

Price: $28.50

Publisher: Charles H Kelly, London: 1890

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: btiz

Condition: Good


640 pages (complete). A benign, generally decent copy. The boards are sure with wear, scuffing. The titling and decoration are genial, gentle. In general, a soothing cover. Within, the contents are placid. There is foxing fore and aft. By far the contents are most pleasing. They are gentle, clean, clear, benevolent, beckoning and diligent in purpose. fk. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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The Final Struggle : being Countess Tolstóy's Diary for 1910 - With Extracts from Leo Tolstóy's Diary of the same period

By: Tolstóy, Countess (Sophia), Leo ; Maude, Aylmer (trans)

Price: $9.50

Publisher: George Allen & Unwin Ltd., London: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: btpt

Condition: Very Good


407 pages (complete). Ex-library (City of Johannesburg) copy with consequent debris, residue, annotations and marks. A decent copy. During the period of this volume of the remarkable Diaries of Countess Tolstoy, Leo, after 48 years of marriage, walked out on her. The entry for that day is heartbreaking and even now vivid and anguished: "Having learned of the flight from Sásha and from his letter, I threw myself in desperation into the pond. Sásha and Bulgákov pulled me out, alas! Afterwards for five days I took nothing into my mouth. On October 31st at half-past seven in the morn... View more info