By: Scully, Terence; Helen Swediuk-Cheyne; Loren Calder (Iuri or Yuri Samarin, Baroness Rahden)
Waterloo, Onario, Canada, Wilfrid Laurier University.: 1974
Seller ID: 23283
8vo - 23 x 14.5 cm.; 267 pp. Translated from the Second Edition of D. Samarin, Moscow, 1894, with an Introductory Essay on Samarin by Loren Calder. This collection of letters opens a door into Russian intellectual life of the latter part of the nineteenth century. Samarin was a prominent Slavophil and political reformer while the Baroness was a bright and enlightened lady-in-waiting to the Grand Duchess Helen Pavlovna, and later to the Empress, and attended the soirees of the cream of St. Petersburg society. Light wear on paper wraps, top piece of title page clipped to remove former owner's n... View More...