London, South Kensington
23 April 2008
LYALL, Robert (d. 1831). The Character of the Russians, and a Detailed History of Moscow. London: T. Cadell, 1823. 4° (270 x 220mm). Half title, hand-coloured aquatint frontispiece and 22 engraved and aquatint plates, 11 hand-coloured, a few folding, folding engraved plan of Moscow (occasional spotting to text). Contemporary half calf, spine gilt (some rubbing and scratching to covers). Provenance: Mark Dineley (armorial bookplate); Markree Library (label). Abbey Travel 227.
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