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Volkonskaya [Volkonsky, Wolkonsky], Maria
ZAPISKI KNIAGINI... ("Memoirs of Princess Maria Nikolaevna Volkonsky"). Inscribed First Edition
St. Petersburg: EZGB, 1904

"With the Foreword and Supplement by the Publisher Prince M. S. Volkonsky". Text in Russian and French. 4to (10-1/2" x 7") quarter-leather titled to spine. XXXV, 212 pp. Illustrated with frontispiece and plates (tissue guards preserved). Warmly inscribed in English [by the publisher] (1904, without signature).

Princess Maria Nikolaevna Volkonsky (Volkonskaia, Volkonskaya, Wolkonsky) (1805-1863): one of the most remarkable women in Russian history. Daughter of the famous general N. N. Raevsky, wife of dekabrist [decembrist] Prince S. G. Volkonsky. When Prince was sent to Siberia, Maria Volkonsky shared the exile with her husband.

Rare inscribed copy

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Item ID: 01605R

Price: $895.00

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