Franklin Library, Franklin Center, Pennsylvania, (1984). Elaine Raphael and Don Bolognese. Franklin Library, Franklin Center, Pennsylvania (1984). Brown leatherette over boards, gold designs and lettering. Fathers and Sons, Russian, translated more literally as Fathers and Children, is an 1862 novel by Ivan Turgenev. Arkady Kirsanov has just graduated from the University of Petersburg and returns with a friend, Bazarov, to his father's modest estate in an outlying province of Russia. His father, Nikolai, gladly receives the two young men at his estate, called Maryino, but Nikolai's brother, Pavel, soon becomes upset by the strange new philosophy called "nihilism" which the young men advocate.
Nikolai, initially delighted to have his son return home, slowly. Very Good ++ / No DJ as issued. Item #944
Franklin Library, Franklin Center, Pennsylvania, 1984. Very Good ++, Leatherette, 22 kt. gold accents and lettering, printed with acid neutral pages that are thread sewn, not glued together, gold gilded page edges to further protect the pages, raised spine bands that give each volume that distinctive antique look, decorated end papers. No DJ as issued. , 22k gold lettering and stampings on the spine and cover, Printed on acid free rchival paper to prevent page yellowing over time. Pages that are sewn not glued into the binding. Gold gilded page edges on all three sides. Brown leatherette over boards . gold designs and lettering. Franklin Library Books stopped printing these in 2000, they are no longer in print These are beautiful books and make unique great gifts.