Cossack rare books
CHEVALIER, Pierre.A discourse of the original, countrey, manners, government and religion of the Cossacks,
First edition in English; 8vo, , 195,  pp., woodcut initials and headpieces, worming towards foot, heavier at start with loss of a few letters of text, ink name to head of title, contemporary sheep, a few small wormholes, extremities a little rubbed.£2,750
PETRAUD, Pierre-Mathurin (1808-1880).Russian Officers and Cossacks at a Military Outpost in the Caucasus.
Oil on canvas. Framed (105.5 x 82 cm).£19,500
First editions, 2 vols (all published); 8vo (23.5 x 16 cm) light traces of tape to inner margin of several pp. in vol I.; publisher's cloth, colour of binding of vol.I and vol.II differs as published.£750