Pushkin's Button

By: VITALE, Serena

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Stated first English-language edition. An examination of the last four months of the life of the great Russian poet Aleksandr Pushkin (1799-1837). Pushkin was killed in a duel with his brother-in-law, a result of a complicated series of events and interrelationships. This edition rendered into English from the Italian by Ann Goldstein and Jon Rothschild. --- In charcoal paper-covered boards backed in red cloth, with titling stamped in gilt on spine. Dust jacket features details from Grigori Grigorevich Gagarin's painting: "Princess Baryatinskaya's Ball". --- A bright, intact and tightly-bound copy lacking damages worthy of mention. Jacket in similar undamaged condition.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall); (12), 355 pages

Title: Pushkin's Button

Author Name: VITALE, Serena

Categories: >>Biography, Autobiography, Memoir, >>Writers, Writing & Literary Criticism,

Edition: First American Edition

Publisher: New York, Farrar Straus & Giroux: 1999

ISBN Number: 0374239355

ISBN Number 13: 9780374239350

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket

Stock No.: 82117