Tales from the Russian by Nicolai Karamsin. Nikolai Karamzin, A. A. Feldborg.
Tales from the Russian by Nicolai Karamsin
Tales from the Russian by Nicolai Karamsin
Tales from the Russian by Nicolai Karamsin
Tales from the Russian by Nicolai Karamsin

Tales from the Russian by Nicolai Karamsin

London: Printed for J. Johnson by G. Sidney, 1804.

First thus. (A reprinting with a slightly different title, different preliminary matter, and no frontispiece, of an 1803 edition. Line, Ettlinger & Gladstone: p. 21, Karamzin 2., second entry.) xii, 262 pp. with one illustrated plate. 19th century leather backstrip with paper-covered boards. About Very Good with wear to boards along edges, rubbing, and strip of toning to front board; a few pencil marks on paste down, marginal dampstain to plate at p. 204., a few dog-eared pages. A rare collection of stories by a Russian author sometimes compared to Lawrence Sterne. One of the earliest Russian works to be translated into English, long before the late 19th century boom. Item #140938832

Price: $750.00