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THE RUSSIAN PEASANTRY.
Stepniak, (Sergius).

THE RUSSIAN PEASANTRY.

Their Agrarian Condition, Social Life, and Religion. Swan Sonnenschein, Lowrey & Co. 1888.
2 vols. [xii] + 336pp. + [vi] + ([337]-651)pp. Original gilt lettered cloth with gilt device to upper board, some minor fading to fore-edge of boards, corners sl. rubbed, head and tail of spines sl. bumped and chipped. Sergey Mikhaylovich Stepnyak-Kravchinsky (18511895), known in the 19th century London revolutionary circles as Sergius Stepniak, was a Ukrainian revolutionary mainly known for assassinating General Nikolai Mezentsov, the chief of Russia's Gendarme corps and the head of the country's secret police, with a dagger in the streets of St Petersburg in 1878.
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