Folio, pp. [iv], 27, with 72 full-page black and white photographic plates; old library labels removed from half title and title, a few marginal repairs to text, lower blank margin of last leaf of text cut away, small ink-stamp to lower margin of plates; generally a good copy in the original green cloth gilt, slightly shaken, some minor wear.
US $1070 €906
The catalogue of an exhibition to celebrate the centenary of Pushkin’s birth, held at the Imperial Academy of Sciences in St Petersburg. The album is edited by L. N. Maikov and B. L. Modzalevsky, and contains 250 photographic reproductions of portraits, drawings, engravings, sculpture, manuscripts, etc.
Rare: listed by OCLC but no locations given.
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