Title: 1917 ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT DIARY OF A YOUNG ...
Publisher: IMPERIAL RUSSIA PRE-SOVIET UNION
Publication Date: 1917
Book Condition: Good
Book Type: RUSSIAN LANGUAGE
On offer is an intriguing Russian language manuscript diary handwritten by a 14-15 year old orphan girl. Mere months before the Russian Revolution in October 1917 makes for an interesting relic of the times. Casual translation finds the girl describing her life at school, her classes, friends and a section we found charming titled "I AM". Collectors and historians will recognize the uniqueness of such an unusual piece of Russian history. The boards are a little shabby with wear to the extremities; the boards and joints are reasonably sound; some of the pages have been torn out, there is a color pull-out map. 5.25" x 3.75" x .5". Overall G. Size: 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 0001369
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Store Description: M. Benjamin Katz, Fine Books/Rare Manuscripts: M. Benjamin Katz, Fine Books/Rare Manuscripts is located in Toronto, Canada doing business by appointment, and having an online presence selling rare books and manuscripts since 1999. Specializing in handwritten, historically significant books, manuscripts, diaries, documents and ephemera. A member of The Manuscript Society each treasure on offer is guaranteed authentic and as represented for life. Worldwide clientele includes public, private and university libraries on both sides of the Atlantic and Pacific. Always buying collections and estates.