London, South Kensington
24 September 2008
ORME, Edward (1775-1848, publisher). The Costume of the Russian Army, From a Collection of Drawings made on the Spot, and now in the Possession of the Earl of Kinnaird, containing a Portrait of His Majesty the Emperor of all the Russias. London: Edward Orme, 1807. 2° (372 x 260mm). Hand-coloured frontispiece portrait of Alexander the Great by Godby after Pinchon and 8 hand-coloured aquatint plates (some mainly marginal waterstaining to frontispiece, title and dedication leaf torn and repaired without loss, a few nicks to plates, occasional light spotting and staining). Modern red morocco-backed cloth, spine gilt. Provenance: Mark Dineley (armorial bookplate). Colas 735.
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