29 November 2007
OZEROV, Vladislav Aleksandrovich (1769-1816). Sochineniia. [Works]. St. Petersburg: Ivan Glazunov, 1816-19.
2 vols (4 parts) in 1, 8° (223 x 135mm). Engraved portrait frontispiece by Nikolai Utkin after A. Notbek. (Scattered spotting.) Contemporary red half-morocco, flat spine gilt in compartments, edges sprinkled red (extremities rubbed, some spotting and soiling on the endpapers). Provenance: 19th-century readers (cancelled inscriptions on title and endpaper) -- Paul M. Fekula.
THE FIRST COLLECTED EDITION of the works of the outstanding Russian dramatist of the period; consisting of a foreword by P.A. Viazemskii, 'O Zhizni i Sochineniiakh V.A. Ozerova', with second editions of Edip v Afinakh, Dmitri Donskoi, Fingal, and Poliksena. Fekula 5015 (this copy); Sopikov 11978, 11887, 11968.
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