London, South Kensington
23 April 2008
LOUBAT, Joseph Florimand, duc de (1831-1927). Narrative of the Mission to Russia, in 1866, of the Hon. Gustavus Vasa Fox, Assistant-Secretary of the Navy, edited by John D. Champlin. New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1873. 4° (237 x 170mm). Engraved portrait frontispiece and 12 plates, folding table. Finely-bound in later crushed red morocco gilt by Matthews, spine elaborately gilt in compartments, gilt edges (extremities lightly rubbed, a few light scratch marks to upper cover).
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