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Title: The Life of Catherine II, Empress of Russia.
Published: London: T.N. Longman and J. Debrett, 1798.
Classification: Catalogue 21 - Biography
Description: An Enlarged Translation From the French. With 7 Portraits Elegantly Engraved, and a Correct Map of the Russian Empire. In Three Volumes. Vol I - xi, 472 pp. Frontispiece - engraving portraits of of Catherine and Peter III. Vol II - viii, 455 pp. Frontispiece - engraved portraits of Stanislaus Augustus King of Poland, Paul Petrovitch Emperor of Russia, Princess Daschkoff, Prince Gregorey, Prince Gregorey. Vol III - xi, 522 pp. Large folding map of Russian Empire opposite title. Spots of foxing on map. All Vols - Spots of foxing on prelims and intermittently in text. But text mostly clean. Binding sound. Previous owner's inscription neatly at top of title page. Previous owner's armorial bookplate on fep of Vol II. Bound in contemporary half tan leather with marbled boards. Gilt lettering and decoration on spines. Black title label mostly intact on Vol I, Piece missing on Vol II and no spine label on Vol III. All Vols - Spines heavily rubbed. Some hinges cracking externally. Vol II & III pieces of leather missing from top and bottom of spine. Edges and corners of boards well rubbed. Internally VG. Overall condition Good+.
Book Number: #7202
Price: € 182.00

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