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Sketches of Russian life in the Caucasus.

Mikhail Iпё UпёЎrК№evich Lermontov

Sketches of Russian life in the Caucasus.

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Published by Ingram, Cooke, & Co. in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementBy a Russe, many years resident amongst the various mountain tribes ... [Tr. from the Russian]
SeriesThe illustrated family novelist
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ3.L5621 S
The Physical Object
Pagination315 p.
Number of Pages315
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7001691M
LC Control Number08030855
OCLC/WorldCa13876331

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He specialized in scenes from the medieval history of ion: Member Academy of Arts (). Originally published inthis book contains the Russian text of Tolstoys work Sevastopol Sketches. An editorial introduction and textual notes are included in English.

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