London, South Kensington
7 June 2010
GRUZINTSOV, Aleksandr Nikolaevich (1779-1840). Petriada. Poema Epicheskaia. [The Petriad. An Epic Poem.] St. Petersburg: Imperial Press, 1812. 4° (254 x 195mm). Engraved portrait frontispiece, engraved additional title, 2 engraved vignettes. (Occasional spotting, faint dampstain on frontispiece and engraved title.) Contemporary Russian red half morocco (some wear on the front board and spine, edges rubbed).
FIRST EDITION, COMPLETE WITH THE ENGRAVED PORTRAIT. Kilgour 416; Smirnov-Sokol'skii 656.
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