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Poema posledniago barda. [Lay of the last minstrel]

Author Scott, Walter.
Title Poema posledniago barda. [Lay of the last minstrel]
Imprint Moscow: V Universitetskoi Tipografii
Date of Publication 1823
Language Russian
Notes This is the rare first edition in Russian of "The Lay of the Last Minstrel", first published in English in 1805. Only one other copy has been located in western European libraries at the National Library of Finland. The publisher/translator of the prose translation was Mikhail Kachenovsky (1775-1842), professor at Moscow University and editor of the journal "Vestnik Evropy" (Herald of Europe).
Shelfmark RB.s.2828
Acquired on 07/10/11
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