A NEST OF HEREDITARY LEGISLATORS. By Ivan S. Turguenieff. Done…

A NEST OF HEREDITARY LEGISLATORS. By Ivan S. Turguenieff. Done into English from the edition of Turguenieff's works published by Mr. Glazoonoff, St. Petersburg, 1913.

Edition: First of this translation

London: Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent, no date [1914]. Octavo, grey bevel edge cloth with paper spine label, no publisher's spine imprint. xii, 384 pp. Cancel title leaf. Spine lightly age-darkened with label tanned, lightly rubbed; bruises to outer corners of covers; text has a soft crease to lower outer corners; endpapers lightly tanned; minor skinning to rear pastedown from removed label; page edges yellowed; else a VG clean & unworn copy, tight in the binding. First of this translation, by Frantz Davidovitch Davis, the trade issue. There was also a private issue published [1914?] by the translator, there calling himself Francis Myddleton Davis. Same set of sheets for both, presumably. A translation of DVORIANSKOE GNEZDO (1859), it has also been translated into English as LIZA, as A NEST OF NOBLES, and as A NEST OF GENTLEFOLK. First edition in English was London, 1869. Laid in the slip printed on both sides designed to help with the Russian names of the main characters.

Condition: Binding: Hardcover

Book ID: 13228
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