Collected Works of Charles Dickens. Complete Works Volume Five. I. Our Mutual Friend Translated by R. L. Sementkovsky. II. Oliver Twist Translated by V. V. Chuyko. Price of each volume 1 r. 50 k.

St. Petersburg: F. Pavlenkov Publishers, 1893. Two volumes in one, 4to., [iv], 992, [4] pp., printed and numbered in two columns, with typographic headpiece to page one, text in Russian Cyrillic script. Rebound in modern full dark-brown calf with title in gilt to backstrip. A sprinkle of minor foxing and some small scuff marks to boards; otherwise in very good, bright condition. First edition thus. An exceedingly rare translation, with no complete sets noted in any library. Simon Beattie notes: “Yours (item 38) comes from the first Russian collected edition (10 vols, 1892-7; Fridlender & Katarskii, Charl’z Dikkens, bibliografiia russkikh perevodov … (Moscow, 1962) 5). Item #108369

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