Norwalk, CT: The Easton Press, 1988. Richard Sparks. Collector's Edition. Leather bound. 160pp. Octavo [23 cm] Dark red leather with raised bands, a gilt stamped title on the spine, and gilt stamped decorative designs on the spine and covers. All edges gilt. Pale peach moire endsheets. Publisher's Collector's Notes laid in. The spine is ever so slightly rolled back. Item #46870
Translated from the Russian by Ralph Parker, with an Introduction by Marvin L. Kalb and a Foreword by Alexander Tvardovsky. Frontispiece and Illustrations by Richard Sparks. Great Books of the 20th Century. Solzhenitsyn was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1970.