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UVAROV, Sergei Semenovich, Count.

Stein and Pozzo di Borgo as portrayed by His Excellency Count Ouvaroff, Minister Of Public Instuction In The Russian Empire.

Stock Code
93333
Ridgway, London, 1847
£395

First edition in English of these reminiscences of Baron vom Stein (1757–1831) and Count Pozzo di Borgo (1764–1842), both of whom had served in Russia under Alexander I, and their connections to Napoleon I. Published originally in French in 1846, this sketch came out in English translation by D. Forbes Campbell already a year later.

Our copy bears a presentation inscription from the translator to Napoleon III, who was elected the President of the French Second Republic the following year 'à Son Altesse, Le Prince Napoleon L. Bonaparte temoignage d'estime et d'amitié de la part de D. Forbes Campbell Londres 20 Avril '47''.

The work was written by Count Ouvaroff (1786 - 1855), a Russian classical scholar best remembered as an influential imperial statesman under Nicholas I of Russia. 'A few copies were printed at St. Petersburg for the distribution among the literary and political friends of the author. Ten of these

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Description

Octavo (22.5 × 15 cm), pp. iv, [5]–24; first and last pages dust-soiled, a couple of stains to the title; uncut and stab-sewn as issued, vertical crease where previously folded, fore-edge a little ragged.

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