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Démidoff, Anatole de.

VOYAGE DANS LA RUSSIE MERIDIONALE, ET LA CRIMÉE PAR LA HONGRIE, LA VALACHIE ET LA MOLDAVIE. PARIS: ERNEST BOURDIN, 1840
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Démidoff, Anatole de.

VOYAGE DANS LA RUSSIE MERIDIONALE, ET LA CRIMÉE PAR LA HONGRIE, LA VALACHIE ET LA MOLDAVIE. PARIS: ERNEST BOURDIN, 1840
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Démidoff, Anatole de.

VOYAGE DANS LA RUSSIE MERIDIONALE, ET LA CRIMÉE PAR LA HONGRIE, LA VALACHIE ET LA MOLDAVIE. PARIS: ERNEST BOURDIN, 1840

8vo (252 x 162mm.), half-title, 24 engraved plates on india paper mounted, and one leaf of music, list of plates, publisher's crimson morocco, elaborately tooled gilt with russian imperial arms gilt on covers, gilt edges, a few leaves bound out of sequence, some spotting and browning, joints cracking, head of spine and corners rubbed


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Provenance

The Prince de Montfort, presentation inscription by the author, dated March 1840, London

Literature

Atabey 337; not in Blackmer

Catalogue Note

first edition, presentation copy inscribed by the author to the prince de montfort.

"This is the first part of Demidov's account of his mission in Russia and the Crimea, an account of the voyage itself. The scientific observations by Huot, Leveille, Rousseau and Nordmann were published in three volumes in 1842, together with an atlas of natural history plates." (Atabey)

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