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(ALEXANDER, WILLIAM): - Picturesque Representations of the Dress and Manners of the Russians.

 1435773864,
London, Howlett and Brimmer for Thomas M'Lean, ca. 1823, in-4to, 1 ff. + IV + 65 ff. (descriptive text in English) + 64 handcoloured aquatint engravings each with protective blank leaf, uncut, very fresh copy without stains, contemporary red half morocco with corners, leather-spine with gilt title and gilt filets, marbled plates, title label on upper cover. Fine copy. ¶ Work based on Miller's 'Costume of the Russian Empire' (itself based on Georgi's 1776-1780 work). The first 12 plates depict people of Finnish origin and plates 13 to 35 describe the Tartars. Plate 36 to 50 cover people from Siberia and the East while the rest depict the Mongols and other small tribes from all over the Empire. Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. Colas 2359; Hiler, 16; Lipperheide Kaa 32.
CHF 2250.00 [Appr.: EURO 1979 US$ 2266.91 | £UK 1763.5 | JP¥ 255117] Book number 99633

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