SPECIMENS OF THE RUSSIAN POETS; WITH PRELIMINARY REMARKS AND BIOGRAPHICAL NOTICES. Translated by John Bowring, F. L. S. Boston: Published by Cummings and Hilliard. Hilliard & Metcalf, Printers, 1822. 12mo, pp. [i-vi] vii-xxxii [1-3] 4-240, nineteenth century three-quarter leather and marbled boards. First U.S. edition. One of the earliest translations of Russian literature into English. The first edition appeared in the UK a year earlier. Line, A Bibliography of Russian Literature in English Translation to 1900 A6. Some scattered marginalia in pencil in the text, several private owner stamps to preliminaries, text block foxed, binding rubbed, but a good, sound copy. (#110221).

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