Utkin, Islavin, Isleniev) Griboedov, Alexander|
GORE OT UMA ("Woe from Wit")
St. Petersburg: Aleksandr Smirdin, 1854
With hand-made corrections by L. Islenyev.
Author: Alexander Griboyedov.
Author's portrait by Nikolay Utkin.
Text in Russian. 7" x 4-1/2" half-leather binding. 162 pp. Frontispiece: author's portrait. Needs rebacking. CS.
From the library of Lev Islavin with his bookplate and explanations pertaining to the copy.
Also, with the owner's signature of his father-in-law, high-born nobleman Leonid Isleniev and numerous hand-made notes made by L. Islenyev who added to the poem pieces of the text eliminated or changed by the censorship of Tsar Nicolas I.
One of a kind copy of this Rare book.
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Images of some of the notes:
A, B, C, etc.
Item ID: 03957R
Price: Upon Request
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