London, South Kensington
2 November 2005
GOGOL, Nikolai Vasil'evich. Vybrannyia Mesta iz Perepiski Druz'iami. Saint Petersburg, 1847. 8°. Half-title (occasional light browning and staining). Contemporary roan-backed boards (worn). Provenance: F. E. Harvey (contemporary signature on an endpaper). FIRST EDITION of extracts from letters by Gogol to friends.
Na yolku. Padaryok milim detyam. Polnaya Russkaya azbeeka, Saint Petersburg, 1867. 8°. Fine large woodcut alphabetical letters, each one with an explicative illustration opposite, several other examples of the Cyrillic alphabet (a few leaves towards the end a little soiled). Original pictorial wrappers (spine a little soiled). An entertaining Russian alphabet book designed as a Christmas present for well-behaved children; and another Russian book. (3)
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