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Costume of the Russian Empire,

illustrated by upwards of Seventy Richly Coloured Engravings dedicated by permission to Her Royal Highness the Princess Elizabeth.

Stock Code 100606

London, John Stockdale, 1811

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a wonderful costume book of the Russian Empire and an important record of Catherine the Great's reign.

Folio (37.4 x 28); hand-coloured engraved title-page, title-pages in English and French, dedication leaf to Princess Elizabeth, illustrated with 72 colour plates with text in English and French, marbled endpapers, some foxing to free endpapers otherwise very fresh, text block slightly detached from lower board; contemporary brown calf over brown boards, title in gilt to spine, spine and edges worn.

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