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