Old Russia
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Old Russia a selection of Russian books from the 16th to the 19th century mostly from imperial libraries, many in splendid contemporary bindings including examples of the earliest Russian press and many books printed in the reign of Peter the great. by H.P. Kraus (Firm)

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Published by H.P. Kraus in New York .
Written in English


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Series[Reichner catalogs]
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Pagination27 p. ;
Number of Pages27
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22302444M

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