OSTEN-SAKSEN, ELIZABETH. Manuscript poetry notebook, [St. Peterburg, 1899-1900].
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OSTEN-SAKSEN, ELIZABETH. Manuscript poetry notebook, [St. Peterburg, 1899-1900].
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OSTEN-SAKSEN, ELIZABETH.
Manuscript poetry notebook, [St. Peterburg, 1899-1900]. 78 pp recto and verso, 8vo, in purple ink. In original leather notebook with metal clasp and lock (lock defective). Some pages excised.

Baroness Elizabeth Osten-Saksen was a member of the St. Petersburg circle around Alexandr Blok. She published collections of her verse in 1902 and 1915. Noteworthy in this volume is a draft of her admired elegy to Vladimir Solovyov.
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