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TOLSTOY, Lev Nikolayevich: KREUTZEROVA SONATA.
Translation Antonin Hajn.
Praha, Casopis ceskeho studentstva, 1890.
16°, 128 pp. Contemporary half cloth binding.
Vzdelavaci biblioteka, vol. 1. - Gilded description and simple horizontal lines on dark violet spine. Boards covered with black paper, small cloth corners, all edges marbled. - The binding is slightly scratched in places, the paper on the back cover is damaged in an area of about 20 x 35 mm. Stamp owner "Hubert Malina, Teacher." on front endpaper, title page and page 126. Book block is slightly dirty in places. Good condition.
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DOSLOV KE "KREUTZEROVE SONATE".
Praha, vydavatelstvo Casopisu ceskeho studentstva, 1890. Pp. 28.
Annex to Casopis ceskeho studentstva. - Stamp owner "Hubert Malina, Teacher." on title page and page 27. Slightly dirty in places. Good condition. - Tolstoy completed the amendment on August 26, 1889. Russian censorship banned the book, it was first published in Russian in Berlin in 1890. In the same year it was translated by student Antonin Hajn and published as the first volume of the Vzdelavaci biblioteka Casopisu ceskeho studentstva. The entire cargo was confiscated by c. k. court by a decision of 8 June 1890. One of the few copies that have not been destroyed.

Price: 12.000,- CZK



Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy August 28 [September 9], 1828, Yasnaya Polyana, Russian Empire - November 7 [November 20], 1910, Astapovo, Russian Empire.
Russian writer, one of the world’s greatest novelists.
Selected bibliography:
1852, Childhood
1854, Boyhood
1856, Youth
1865 - 69, War and Peace

1875 - 78, Anna Karenina
1886, The Death of Ivan Ilyich
1890, The Kreutzer Sonata
1899, Resurrection

Antonin Hajn (July 24, 1868, Solnice, Austria-Hungary - March 26, 1949, Praha, Czechoslovak Republic)
Czech politician, member of parliament, ...
From 1887 to 1891 he studied history at the Faculty of Arts of Charles University. In February 1894 he was convicted in the trial of Omladina. In the elections to the Imperial Council in 1907 he became a member of the Imperial Council. He was one of the supporters of the Czech state, demanding the separation of the state and the church, the secular school system. From 1918 to 1920 he worked in the Czechoslovak Revolutionary National Assembly. In the parliamentary elections in 1920 he obtained a seat in the National Assembly for the Czechoslovak National Democracy. He defended his mandate in the parliamentary elections in 1925 and 1929.

Hubert Malina (April 19, 1878, Bystrice pod Hostynem, Austria-Hungary - June 26, 1949, Prerov, Czechoslovak Republic)
Czech educator, singer, publicist, ...
Teacher and since 1931 director of the boys' secondary school in Prerov. Member of the Prerub Singing and Music Association. From 1903 to 1939 member of the Moravian Teachers' Choir, 1923 - 1936 Chairman. He published under the name H. B. or used the pseudonym H. Bystricky and Ani Lam.



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