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STORIES FROM THE FOLK-LORE OF RUSSIA. Done into English by the translator of The Book of Exposition in the Science of Coition, The Old Man Young Again, and other charming works ejusdem farinae.

STORIES FROM THE FOLK-LORE OF RUSSIA. Done into English by the translator of The Book of Exposition in the Science of Coition, The Old Man Young Again, and other charming works ejusdem farinae.

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STORIES FROM THE FOLK-LORE OF RUSSIA. Done into English by the translator of The Book of Exposition in the Science of Coition, The Old Man Young Again, and other charming works ejusdem farinae.

by AFANASYEV, ALEKSANDER N

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First edition, limited to 500 copies on Van Gelder paper, this being number 305. Charles Carrington. Paris. 1897. Octavo. Original cover, half title, title, xix, 265pp. Coloured frontispiece and six further coloured plates by J. Wely. Further monochrome illustrations throughout. Red half morocco, marbled boards. Spine in six compartments with gilt floral motifs and lettering. Marbled endpapers. Top edge gilt, other edges untrimmed. Shelf wear and rubbing. Front hinge cracked at base. Stitching strained at original cover, 64/5 and at 81. One plate loose. Some toning, spotting and marks throughout. Historic yellowed sellotape repair to tear at p17/18 - text still readable though. Original cover darkened. A scarce volume of bawdy erotica.
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Title
STORIES FROM THE FOLK-LORE OF RUSSIA. Done into English by the translator of The Book of Exposition in the Science of Coition, The Old Man Young Again, and other charming works ejusdem farinae.
Author
AFANASYEV, ALEKSANDER N
Book Condition
Used
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Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Charles Carrington
Place of Publication
Paris
Date Published
1897
Size
Crown 8vo
Weight
0.00 lbs
Keywords
Erotica, LImited edition, Russia
Bookseller catalogs
Literature; Caricature, Satire, Cartoons and Humour; Russia;

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