SAINT-JULIEN, Charles de.

Voyage Pittoresque en Russie... suivi d'un Voyage en Siberie par M.R. Bourdier.

£2,500

Voyage Pittoresque en Russie… suivi d’un Voyage en Siberie par M.R. Bourdier.

Paris, [c. 1854].

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Unusually fine and superbly bound example of this celebrated illustrated account of Russia.

Description

Octavo (27 x 18.5 cm). Title-page with engraved vignette, engraved frontispiece, 8 engraved plates with original hand-colour and 12 uncoloured plates. Contemporary fine binding of red scarlet morocco with a traditional allover Byzantine design blocked in gilt and blind, all edges gilt.

Provenance: W.D. Mackenzie, Fawley Court (bookplate on the upper pastedown); Jacques Levy (his sale, Sotheby’s, 20th April 2012, lot 340).

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Stock ID: 90240