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7 June 2010
PUSHKIN, Alexander -- Sobranie novykh ruskikh stikhotvorenii vyshedshikh v svet s 1823 po 1825 god. [A Compilation of New Russian Verse issued between 1823 and 1825.] St. Petersburg: Imperial Russian Academy, 1826. 8° (206 x 126mm). (?Lacking the half-title, spotting in a few leaves, old repair in the last leaf.) Contemporary Russian morocco spine and calf sides (one panel chipped from spine, extremities rubbed, some wear, lacking rear free endpaper). Provenance: a Russian reader (indistinct title signature).
FIRST EDITION. The second of two volumes in this series gathering work in verse and prose by some of the great names of the period; includes Pushkin's 'Otryvki iz poemy "Bakhchisaraiskii Fontan"', and 'Elegiia' ('Ia perezhil svoi zhelan'ia'). Zhukovskii, Krylov, and Glinka are among the many other contributors. Smirnov-Sokol'skii, Pushkin, pp.492-3.
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