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    Valuable Russian Books and Manuscripts

    29 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 134

    PUSHKIN, Aleksandr -- Pushkinskii Sbornik, v pamiat stoletiia dnia rozhdeniia poeta. [Anthology of works in memory of Pushkin, on the centenary of his birth]. St. Petersburg: A.S. Suvorov, 1899.

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    PUSHKIN, Aleksandr -- Pushkinskii Sbornik, v pamiat stoletiia dnia rozhdeniia poeta. [Anthology of works in memory of Pushkin, on the centenary of his birth]. St. Petersburg: A.S. Suvorov, 1899.

    8° (248 x 160mm). With engraved frontispiece portrait of Pushkin by V.V. MATE and errata leaf. Original publisher's morocco-backed blind-stamped cloth by Gaevskii, spine richly gilt in compartments, gilt title, top edge gilt, gold and orange floral pattern on endpapers (small damp stain on fore-edge, extremities slightly rubbed). Provenance: 'Printed in U.S.S.R.' (stamp) -- Paul M. Fekula.

    FIRST EDITION. The Fekula copy. Includes works by Anton Chekhov, Dmitrii Merezhkovskii, Zinaida Gippius and other representatives of the Symbolist movement, as well as translations of two of Pushkin's poems, '26-go maia 1828g' and 'Vospominanie', into the Chaldean language. Fekula 5189 (this copy).


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