A wide ranging edition curated by P.I. Biryukov, incorporating his notes and some illustrations. From the ‘Biblioteka Russkago Slova’. All 24 volumes were published during one year, at the price of 10 rubles.
24 volumes 8vo. Fully collated: vol. 5 without pp. 17-32 but with pp. 40-64 in duplicate, vol. 23 with pp. 166-67 in two states, one adding a large paragraph, occasional light spotting.
Grey cloth spine over marbled boards incorporating the original printed and decorated wrappers; a bit rubbed.
Provenance: S.S.B. (gilt lettered Cyrillics at foot of spines).
Stock ID: 84518