The History of the Life of Peter the First, Emperor of Russia
Price: 250.00 USD
London: 1739. Containing, a Description of Russia or Muscovy, Siberia, Crim Tartary, &c. With an Account of the Government, Religion, Ceremonies and Superstitions, Customs, Manners and Dress of the Inhabitants. Also, the Birth and Rise of the Empress Catharine, with the Crimes and Trial of the Czarewitz, Son to Peter I. Some engraved vignettes, 389pp.+ 3pp. index; Tall 4to, 3/4 morocco, gilt-decorated spine with raised bands (rubbed and edgeworn with some loss at head of spine, but sound), lacks plates. London: Booksellers in Town and Country, 1739. Lacks plates very good.