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    Sale 5822

    Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts including the Works of Charles Dickens

    1 June 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 254

    PUSHKIN, Aleksandr -- DOBUZHINSKII, Mstislav. Evgenii Onegin. Roman v stikhakh. [Eugene Onegin. A Novel in Verse.] [Brussels: Navarre Press for Petropolis, 1937.] 8° (239 x 182mm). Frontispiece and illustrations throughout by Dobuzhinskii. (Light offsetting.) Original red leather, front cover and spine blocked in gilt (light rubbing).

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    PUSHKIN, Aleksandr -- DOBUZHINSKII, Mstislav. Evgenii Onegin. Roman v stikhakh. [Eugene Onegin. A Novel in Verse.] [Brussels: Navarre Press for Petropolis, 1937.] 8° (239 x 182mm). Frontispiece and illustrations throughout by Dobuzhinskii. (Light offsetting.) Original red leather, front cover and spine blocked in gilt (light rubbing).

    THE RARE DELUXE ISSUE in the original red leather binding, of the superb Dobuzhinskii-illustrated edition published to coincide with the novel's centenary. One of few copies without the Brussels imprint on the title-page. One of 600 copies, more commonly found in paper covers; it has been speculated that many copies were destroyed during war-time action.


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