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Russia.- Lyall (Robert) The Character of the Russians, and a Detailed History of Moscow, first edition, 13 hand-coloured aquatint plates, 10 plain plates and one large folding engraved plan of Moscow, library blind-stamps to title and plates, occasional spotting or offsetting, lacking half-title, endpapers browned, [Abbey, Travel 224], 4to, 1823

⁂ An important work, which includes a fine folding panoramic view of the Kremlin palace from the river Moskva, a catalogue of plants found in the vicinity of the capital, an essay on Russian architecture and an account of Napoleon's burning of Moscow in 1814.

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Russia.- Lyall (Robert) The Character of the Russians,

Wed, Jul 11, 2018 9:30 AM UTC
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Auction Curated By:
Rupert Powell
International Head of Books and Works on Paper
Justin Phillips
Early and Continental Printing
220 Queenstown Road
London, SW8 4LP
United Kingdom
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