Puteshestvie v Veimar [Journey to Weimar].

Moscow & Petrograd, Gosizdat, 1923.

8vo, pp. 140, [4], with a frontispiece silhouette and six photographic illustrations; p. 4 is a German title-page; light browning to paper, but a very good copy in the original illustrated wrappers, edges worn, spine repaired; with a signed inscription from Shaginian ‘To the respected Vladimir Pavlovich Pirogov in dear memory’ on p.1, dated 29 December, 1974.


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First edition of Shaginian’s account of a pilgrimage to Weimar, written in 1914 but delayed from publication by war and revolution. The volume closes with Goethe’s poem sequence ‘Zu meinen Handzeichnungen’, the German text alternating with Shaginian’s translations.

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