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The first edition of "Crime and Punishment" was published in 1866 in "Russkiy Viestnik" journal. A year later it was published as a book. As far as we know the only copy of the first edition (both journal and book edition) in the United Kingdom is held by The British Library:


Copy of the front page of the first edition of "Crime and Punishment", kept at the British Library (classmark: C.117.d.12.)

Digital copy of the first edition is available at Russian National Library: volume 1 and volume 2


Digital copy of "Russkiy Viestnik" containing the journal edition of "Crime and Punishment" is available at the page: Fiodor Mikhailovich Dostoevski Antologia Zhizni i Tvorchestva:

Copy of the front page of the "Russkiy Viestnik" 1866, kept at the British Library (classmark: P.P.4842.c)

 

The first English translation of "Crime and Punishment" was published in 1886. The translator was Frederick Whishaw.  The second edition of the translation is kept at the Bodleian Library in Oxford (classmark: Fic. 278975 e.2).

Copy of the front page of the translation of "Crime and Punishment" by Frederick Whishaw [the Bodleian Library, classmark: Fic. 278975 e.2]

 

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