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    Sale 2462 | Lot 100
    Price Realized: $4,500With Buyer's Premium
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    • Sale 2462 Lot 100

      [DOSTOYEVSKY.] Dostoieffsky, Fedor. Crime and Punishment. A Russian Realistic Novel. Publisher's advertisement to verso of half-title. 8vo, original blue/green cloth stamped in red and black, restorations to joints and spine, touch-ups to corners, few minor cover defects; floral patterned endpapers, repair to half-title gutter, ownership inscription. London: Vizetelly & Co., 1886

      Estimate $3,500 - 5,000

      rare second edition, the first such example to appear at auction with only two first editions traced, according to ABPC and Rare Book Hub. There appears to be no established priority between this and the first American edition (Crowell, New York) which carries the same translation and is printed from the same setting. Number XIII of Vizetelly's One-Volume Novels series. Line, Ettlinger & Gladstone, Bibliography of Russian Literature in English Translation to 1945, p. 17; Hubin, Crime Fiction, 1749-1980, p. 121.

      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $4,500