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The Captain's Daughter by  Alexander PUSHKIN - Hardcover - 1954 - from Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABAA and Biblio.com

The Captain's Daughter

by PUSHKIN, Alexander

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


Moscow: Foreign Languages Publishing House, 1954. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Reprint of a work of Russia's celebrated national author of the nineteenth century. Very good plus with some soiling to boards in very good dustwrapper with a small chip to the tail of the spine.

Alexander Pushkin (1799-1837), known as the father of Russian literature, was descended from Russian nobility and from an African great-grandfather raised at the court of Peter the Great. Pushkin’s commitment to social reform resulted in government censorship of his work and a period of exile. He died after a fighting a duel at the age of thirty-seven.



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