Ivan Papof, The Russian Peasant. A Tale Founded on Facts.

  • ['S.E.P.']
  • Edinburgh: William Oliphant and Co. 1873

£80

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Description

16mo, pp. 159, [1] + frontispiece and 2 additional plates. Contemporary polished brown calf prize binding, spine divided by raised bands, black morocco label, other compartments tooled elaborately in gilt, boards bordered win double gilt rules enclosing blind roll, central gilt crest of Mr Henderson’s School to front board, marbled edges and endpapers. A touch of scratching, just lightly marked in places. Prize label for second prize in arithmetic From Mr Henderson’s School, 36 India Street Edinburgh for school year 1874-75 to pastedown.

Notes

A rather scarce moral tale, with Library Hub recording 3 copies at BL, NLS and Cambridge, Worldcat not adding anything, in an attractive Edinburgh prize binding.

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