Sketches Of Russia

Sketches Of Russia

Price: 2,500.00 USD

London: R. Ackermann, 1814. 112 pages. 22.5 x 15 cm. 15 hand-coloured stipple-engraved or aquatint portraits and views by J. Bluck and others after Svinine, 2 pages of engraved music. Frontispiece of Emperor Alexander with first plate Empress Elizabeth of Russia. list of Plates. ABBEY TRAVEL 2225. TOOLEY 478. "A scarce book with very charming plates." Some moderate toning to frontispiece, mostly marginal with majority of plates of clean and fresh. Raised bands spine lettered in gilt. First edition. Later 19th century three quarter russet morocco and marbled boards with matching endpapers. Teg. Very good.


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