Title Two Plays of Anton Chekhov
Book Condition Used - Very Good
Publisher Heritage Press January 1966
Seller ID 6633
Sandglass pamphlet laid in. All Heritage editions are sewn binding on quality paper. This is a very beautiful copy. Very collectable condition. Appears unread, crisp, clean, bright and tight. Near fine book/Near Fine Slipcase. BEAUTIFUL copy. Satisfaction guarantee. The Heritage Press, ., New York:, 1966. 8vo. xvi, 153 pp. With 8 full-page colour plates, and several black and white illustrations.Light gray cloth with three red cherries, red spine with gold gilt; preserved in a slip-case. Illustrations by Lajos Szalay. The Cherry Orchard is Chekhov's last play, written in 1903-04 when he was dying of tuberculosis. It follows the fortunes and misfortunes of a Madame Ranyevskya and her family. Three sisters is 'his most profound dramatic work . . . is a perfect example of the author’s indirect -action technique, dealing with the mysteries of man’s soul, the purpose of his existence, and the values of life ' (Sandglass, Number II: 32).