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A Journey to Southern Russia. Essays on the Dniepr].
Bazunov Skt. Peterburg 1863 - Octavo (24 x 15.5 cm). Title, 465, II pp.; stamp of the Odessa State Research Library on title, p. 17 and last page, stamp of the library of the Imperial New Russia University to verso of title, foxing and occasional spotting. Contemporary calf over marbled boards, gilt lettering and traces of library shelf mark to spine; spine neatly repaired. Following a suggestion of the Grand Duke Konstantin Nikolaevich, Chairman of the National Geographic Society, the Russian ethnographer Afanasyev-Chuzhbinskiy (1816-75) travelled in 1856 to the Pridnestroviye region to study life and culture of Malorossiya, Bessarabia and Transnistria. He consigned his extensive and valuable observations of the local traditions and folklore in these "Essays on the Dniepr", followed two years later by "Essays on the Dniestr". [Attributes: Hard Cover]
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