8vo, pp. 31, some light spotting; in the original printed wrappers, small water-stain to upper left-hand corner of front wrapper, some small marginal tears repaired.
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175 godovshchina Pervago Kadetskago korpusa. 17 fevralia 1907 g. [175th Anniversary of the First Corps of Cadets, 17 February 1907].
Only edition of this collection of poems commemorating the 175th anniversary of the First Corps of Cadets, set up under Anna Ivanovna. Each of the ten ‘scenes in verse’ is narrated by a cadet, once for each Tsar under which the Corps has served.
Not in Kilgour; no copy located in OCLC.
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