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Memoirs of a Revolutionist

By: Figner, Vera

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, International Publishers: (c.1927)

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 21338


Condition: Good in Very Good dj

[shelfworn, bumping/light fraying to corners, rear hinge cracked; jacket somewhat age-toned, scraped/scuffed along right edge of front panel]. (B&W plates) Autobiography of the noted Russian radical (1852-1942), born into aristocracy but radicalized in her youth. She eventually became one of the key members of the revolutionary group Narodnaya Volya (The Will of the People) and was an active participant in its paramilitary wing, whose most notable achievement was the assassination of Tsar Alexander II in 1881. "She tells of her arrest, her death verdict which was commuted to life impriso... View more info