WOLF Mauritius Osipovich( The founder of St. Petersburg and book publishing company knigoprodavcheskoy)
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Biography WOLF Mauritius Osipovich
(1826 - 1883). Since 1848, Mr.. engaged in publishing. Has published 200 books, mostly children's, educational, and has made magnificent picture books. These are: "Prayer", with ornaments in the Byzantine style, "The Bible, in the paintings of famous authors" (1879 - 1880); "Picturesque Russia" (from 1879 to 1884. turned out 11 volumes, edited by PP. Sesenova, not in sequential order volumes) and other. In 1884, Mr.. firm founded 2-week-long illustrated journal "Virgin Soil" in 1876, Mr.. - Today published a children's magazine "heartfelt word". The latest edition of the company, in addition to children's books and teaching aids: "Art galleries in Europe," Russian School of Painting "(Al. Benoit), 4 th edition of the "Explanatory Dictionary of the Dalia (edited by IA. Baudouin de Courtenay), Collected Works Pisemsky, Melnikova Crypt, Vl. Dahl, Lazhechnikov, Zagoskina, pr. Innocent, Benediktova, Gnedich, Stakheyeva, DS. Merezhkovsky, the collected works of foreign authors and a number of translated books.