The Heretic, Translated from the Russian, of Lajetchnikoff

By: Lazhechnikov, Ivan Ivanovich; Lajetchnikoff and Thomas Budd Shaw (translation)

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Book Condition: Good+


12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 831 pages; 3 volumes. Original English Language translation of this popular mid 19th century Russian historical adventure. Published by Blackwood in a much more ambitious and pleasing manner than the American edition issued by Harper in the same year. Printed with an attractive and accomodating font with good margins and space around the text, compared to the Harper two-column minutiae that compresses the work into one volume of 150 pages. Each volume seperately paged and chaptered. Vol I: xviii, 285 pp. Vol II: 256 pp. Vo III: 272, [4] pp. Bound in original textured red cloth bords. This exampe deaccesioned from a University Library. 2 volumes with period rebacking prior to library ownership hve presserved the original spines over the replaced cloth. Vol 2 has had a more crude rebacking with a heavy red cloth tape application. All volumes with painted call letters to spine and library ink stamps to edges of pg blocks. Library book plates and blind stamps to prelims. Prior ownership of John Airey (Newlands) in manuscript to the front endpage, each volume. Soundly bound and complete. Uncommon in the English language editions. Overall G+ or better

Title: The Heretic, Translated from the Russian, of Lajetchnikoff

Author Name: Lazhechnikov, Ivan Ivanovich; Lajetchnikoff and Thomas Budd Shaw (translation)

Categories: 19th century, Literature, Russia,

Edition: First English Edition; First Printing

Publisher: Edinburgh, William Blackwood and Sons: 1844

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good+

Seller ID: 14237