Tolstoy: The Making Of A Novelist. Edward Crankshaw. NY: Viking (Studio Press), 1974. First edition. Hardcover with dust jacket in a protective clear Mylar cover. Illustrated by a wealth of portraits, prints, drawings, photographs and documents. 276 pages. Studio Press is synonymous with quality. Text and book near fine. Jacket unclipped. No markings or names. 1 copy only.
Edward Crankshaw (1909-1984) was a British author who is best known for his works on Soviet affairs. This book on Tolstoy is one of his titles that does not cover politics.