Jun 17, 2021 - Sale 2573

Sale 2573 - Lot 194

Price Realized: $ 4,250
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,500 - $ 2,500
DOSTOYEVSKY, FYODOR. Crime and Punishment. A Russian Realistic Novel. Author portrait frontispiece. 8vo, publisher's brown cloth stamped in maroon and gilt, cocked, extremities worn with exposure, a few punctures, corners soft and exposed, scattered soiling; hinges tender, minor, occasional foxing, few spots to fore-edges. First American edition. 1-page publisher's advertisement at end, with this work listed first and priced $1.50. There appears to be no established priority between this and the first English edition (Vizitelly, London) which carries the same translation and is printed from the same setting. Line, Bibliography of Russian Literature in English Translation to 1945. New York: Thomas Y. Crowell, [1886]