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The gambler ; Notes from underground: PB 246-2003

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The gambler ; Notes from underground


Author: Dostoyevsky, Fyodor
Translator: Garnett, Constance
Contributor: Steiner, George
Illustrator: Alexeieff, Alexandre
Illustrator: Parker, Claire
Publisher: Limited Editions Club
Designer: Dreyfus, John
Printer: Sign of the Stone Book
Printer: Meriden Gravure Company
Binder (person): Russell-Rutter Company



By Dostoevsky ; translated by Constance Garnett ; introduced by George Steiner ; illustrated by Alexandre Alexeieff.

Xv, 352 p. : ill. ; 27 cm

Place(s) associated

  • New York
  • Bloomfield
  • Meriden

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (2003-05) by Dreyfus, John


Production date: AD 1967


"Of this edition fifteen hundred copies have been made for the members of The Limited Editions Club from the typographic plan of John Dreyfus. Alexandre Alexeieff executed the illustrations in Paris with the collaboration of Claire Parker, employing the pinboard technique, which is their invention. The text has been printed in Bloomfield, Connecticut, at The Sign of the Stone Book, and the illustrations have been reproduced by The Meriden Gravure Company in Meriden, Connecticut."--Colophon Museum has copy number "J.D." signed by Alexandre Alexeieff. Bound by Russell-Rutter Company in quarter dark-blue gold-stamped cowhide, cloth sides printed with an illustration by the artist. Issued in slipcase (red paper over card).

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Materials used in production

Printing ink

Techniques used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: PB 246-2003
Primary reference Number: 95775
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 17 August 2012 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Manuscripts and Printed Books

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