A fine copy of this attractive illustrated work, rare in fresh condition. The author accompanies his illustrations of Crimea with descriptions of its steppes, mountains, history, and peoples, and focuses on particular places of interest such as Bakhchisaray, Sebastopol, Inkerman and the South coast, including, of course, Yalta.
Large 8vo. (26.5 x 20 cm). Portrait frontispiece protected by tissue guard, half-title, title, dedication, XI pp., , 520, IV pp., with 7 plates and many illustrations in text; some occasional marginal soiling. Publisher’s blue cloth, blind-stamping to lower cover, upper cover lettered and decorated in gilt, red and yellow, flat spine lettered and decorated in gilt and red, all edges marbled; a bit soiled and spotted.
Stock ID: 90885