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Russkaia Starina. Ezhemesiachnoe Istoricheskoe Izdanie. Vol. XI, Issues 9-12, 1874 [Russian Antiquity. Monthly Historical Publication. Vol. XI, Issues 9-12]

by [Edited by] Semevskii, Mikhail

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St. Petersburg: Tipografiia M. S. Balasheva, 1874. Hardcover. First edition; 6 1/2 x 9 1/2; pp. [5], 2-817, [2], 3-79, [1], ii-viii, [6]; morocco-backed cloth over boards; gilt title, four raised bands; rubbing to leather with small loss and a closed cut to head of spine; a bit of age-toning along margins of pages; illustrated with steel engravings, facsimile documents and letters, etc.; very good-. Four issues of the historical journal, published monthly from 1870 to 1918, and founded by Russian historian and journalist Mikhail Semevskii who was its first editor from its inception until 1892. The main aspiration of the journal was following Russian history beginning with the reign of Peter the First (1672 - 1725), but it also published research and documents from earlier periods. The various issues contained historical materials, autobiographies, memoirs, and letters of cultural, political, and public figures as well as original works by new and established authors and poets. It was one of the very first Russian periodicals to regularly print documents on the history of the revolutionary movements in Russia and especially extensive studies on the Decembrist movement.
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  • Title: Russkaia Starina. Ezhemesiachnoe Istoricheskoe Izdanie. Vol. XI, Issues 9-12, 1874 [Russian Antiquity. Monthly Historical Publication. Vol. XI, Issues 9-12]
  • Author: [Edited by] Semevskii, Mikhail
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: St. Petersburg: Tipografiia M. S. Balasheva
  • Date published: 1874
  • Bookseller catalogs: Books:Slavic Literature:Periodicals;


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