Titre : Grand Reform, Peasant?s Dilema and Russian ...
Éditeur : I.D. Sytin and Co, Moscow
Date d'édition : 1911
Reliure : Hardcover
contemporary decorative full cloth, upper board with title in silver and image of a feather quill. Flat spine with title in silver, lower and side edge are textured beautifully to match the binding. Paste down and free end papers with elaborate gilt designs, ex-libris on paste down end paper., Text in Russian. The Emancipation Reform of 1861 in Russia was the first and most important of liberal reforms effected during the reign of Alexander II of Russia. The reform amounted to the liquidation of serf dependence previously suffered by Russian peasants.The legislation neither freed the peasants from excessive external obligation nor greatly reordered their social and economic constraints. The uneven application of the legislation did leave many peasants in Congress Poland and northern Russia both free and landless, while in other areas peasants became the majority land owners in their province(s)., Size : 4to, A profusion of wood cut intext illustration and full page photogravures, many in colour., Volume : 6, Volume 1. P. title, printer?s imprint, iii-xvi, 1-260, (1), blank, (1), Volume 2. P. title, (1), blank, 1-254, (3); Volume 3. P. title, printer?s imprint, (2), 1-266, (2); Volume 4. P. title, printer?s imprint, (1), blank, 1-280; Volume 5. P. title, printer?s imprint, (1), blank, 1-308, (1), blank, (1); Volume 6. P. title, printer?s imprint, (2), 1-352, (1) An excellent set in matching decorative contemporary binding. N° de réf. du libraire B2267
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