Tag Archives: Russia

¶ Tolstoy — War and peace (1887)

April 8, 2015

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Tolstoy, Leo. War and peace. Trans. Gordon Norton Ray. London: Vizetelly & Co., 1887.

Provenance: Morris. — Unlocated.

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 584.

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¶ Kropotkine — Russian and French prisons (1887)

April 26, 2014

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Kropotkine, Petr. Russian and French prisons. London: Ward and Downey, 1887.

“With a plan of the St. Petersburg fortress.”

Provenance: Morris. —Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 825 (part; sold to Henry Wellcome for 14s.).— Henry Wellcome. — Unlocated.

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 181.

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¶ Ralston — Songs of the Russian people (1872)

April 21, 2014

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Ralston, William Ralston Shedden. Songs of the Russian people as illustrative of Slavonic mythology and Russian social life. London: Ellis & Green, 1872.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 818 (part; sold to Tregaskis for £1 12s.). — Unlocated.

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 575.

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¶ Ralston — Russian folk-tales (1873)

April 21, 2014

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Ralston, William Ralston Shedden. Russian folk-tales. London: Smith, Elder, & Co., 1873.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 818 (part; sold to Tregaskis for £1 12s.). — Unlocated.

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 566.

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¶ Hapgood — Epic songs of Russia (1886)

April 7, 2014

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Hapgood, Isabel Florence. Epic songs of Russia. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1886.

Introductory note by Francis J. Child. It is unclear whether this was the edition owned by Morris.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 426 (part; sold to Henry Wellcome for 9s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library [deaccessioned]. — Unlocated.

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 780.

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