29 November 2007
FILIMONOV, Vladimir Sergeevich (1787-1858). Proza i Stikhi. [Prose and Verse]. Moscow: Avgust Semen, 1822.
2 vols, 8° (219 x 140mm). Half-titles. Engraved titles by I. Cheskii after I. Ivanov. (Occasional light spotting, the first and last leaves with remnants of the original wrappers.) Nineteenth-century purple quarter-morocco (extremities rubbed). Provenance: Veinraub (stamps, one on the engraved title) -- Antikvariat V.I. Klochkov (pictorial book-tickets, designed and signed in the engraving by Solomko) -- Paul M. Fekula.
FIRST EDITION. The poet and dramatist Vladimir Filomonov was also the publisher of Babochka and Zhivopisnaia Rossiia. A very good set with the book-tickets of Antikvariat Klochkov designed by Solomko. Fekula 4684 (this copy); Kilgour 315; Obol'ianinov 2802. (2)
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