London, South Kensington
23 October 1992
DERZHAVIN, Gavriil Romanovich (1743-1816). A Poem on God by Derzhavin the Russian Poet, Calligraphic Illustration ... by John Craik, Glasgow, Maclure & Macdonald, 1851, 2°, coloured lithographed title (repaired) and 15 plates (occasional spotting), original cloth (dampstained).
John Craik became writing master at Dumfries Academy, having first unsuccessfully appplied for the same post at the Edinburgh Academy in 1825.
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