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Bogdanovich, Ippolit) Tolstoy, Fyodor, Count (Made Drawings and Engraved)
[Album of Engraved Illustrations to the Poem by I. Bogdanovich] DUSHIN'KA ("Darling"). First Edition.
St. Petersburg: Typography of The Academy of Sciences, c. 1840.

Text in Russian and French. Oblong Folio (17-1/2" x 25") Quarter-leather. Complete set of 63 engravings (engraved title page + 2 pages of text + 62 plates). Some damage to covers, needs restoration. [Tolstoy, Fyodor Petrovich (1783-1873): The famous Russian sculptor, medalist, painter, draughtsman and printmaker. "Tolstoy made use of line with great skill and with a great sense of style… the illustrations to "Dushin'ka are consistently classical… all of Tolstoy's work is notable for its sincerity, poetry and tastefulness" ("Dictionary of Art").]

Item ID: 01166R

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