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.