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Pushkin, Eugene Onegin, St Petersburg, 1837, later red morocco gilt, miniature edition

Estimate:

7,000

to
- 10,000 GBP

Pushkin, Eugene Onegin, St Petersburg, 1837, later red morocco gilt, miniature edition

Pushkin, Eugene Onegin, St Petersburg, 1837, later red morocco gilt, miniature edition

Estimate:

7,000

to
- 10,000 GBP

Lot sold:

10,000

GBP

PUSHKIN, ALEKSANDR SERGEEVICH


Evgenii Onegin, roman v stikhakh... izdanie tretie [Eugene Onegin, a novel in verse... third edition]. St Petersburg: Press of the Department of State Currency Production [for I.I. Glazunov], 1837


32mo (98 x 64mm.), half-title, later red morocco gilt, spine gilt in compartments, gilt edges, old slipcase, modern inscriptions on flyleaves, upper cover detached, slipcase slightly worn


A CHARMING MINIATURE EDITION of Eugene Onegin, edited by Pushkin for the St Petersburg bookseller Glazunov and published just ten days before Pushkin's death at the age of 37. The novel first appeared in parts from 1825 to 1832, then the first book edition was published in 1833. This third edition was apparently produced in a print run of 5,000 copies and quickly sold out.


LITERATURE:

Kilgour 877 (all editions)


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