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Russia travel with the first St. Petersburgh?s map.

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Russia travel with the first St. Petersburgh?s map.
 Russia travel with the first St. Petersburgh?s map. WEBER, Friedrich Christian. Das veranderte Russland. Frankfurt, Foster. 1721

4to mm.200x 168; Contemporary full vellum binding, title written on the spine; pp. 12,168, 1nn, 2nn, pp. 490, pp. 6 nn of index; red and black title page; 8 folding copper plates out text, of which a rare map of Russia by Hermann Moll and the large map of Saint Petersburg; ex libris of the library ?Johannis Ludovici De Tiell?. Fine copy with uniform browning.

Condition Report

Very rare first edition. The work is divided into several parts. In addition to the description of Russia, the volume describes the journey to Beijing of Lorenz Long and a life of the Ostler of the Muller. The large iconographic apparatus is divided as follows: Tsar Peter's portrait, Herman Moll's map of Russia, Patriarch Adrian Ivan's great print with the view of the Orthodox Monastery, the great and very rare St. Petersburg plant here, in the first edition and four engravings of soldiers, scenes of life and the great portrait of General Gollowen. Catalogo Russica, W 239; Bagrow p 108
sun 9 December 2018
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Exhibition Time: Wednesday 5 December to Saturday 8 December 2018 from 10 a.m. to 6.00 p.m.