Underground Russia. Revolutionary Profils and Sketches from Life … Translated from the …

STEPNIAK [pseudonym for Sergey Mikhailovich KRAVCHINSKY]. Underground Russia. Revolutionary Profils and Sketches from Life … Translated from the Italian. Fourth Edition.

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STEPNIAK [pseudonym for Sergey Mikhailovich KRAVCHINSKY]. Underground Russia. Revolutionary Profils and Sketches from Life … Translated from the Italian. Fourth Edition. London, Smith, Elder, & Co., 1896.

8vo. Original brown cloth, spine lettered in gilt, ornamented in black; pp. xvi, 295; light bubbling and minimal rubbing to cloth, a little offsetting from endpapers, a very good copy with near contemporary bookplaets by James Buchanan (not the US president) and Sir William Cross.
Published first during an Anarchist uprising in Bari this is one of the leading Ukrainian-Russian Nihilists, Anarchists, and activists descriptions of the hard left underground in Russia and their struggle against autocracy. 'He was one of the few Russian exiles ever to have lived in Britain who attracted significant attention in both Anglophone and Russophone contexts' (ODNB).

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