London, South Kensington
7 June 2010
UKHTOMSKY, Esper Esperovich., Prince. Voyage en Orient de Son Altesse Impériale le Césarevitch. Volume 1 (of 2). Translated by Louis Leger. Paris: Charles Delagrave, 1893. 2° (370 x 275mm). Portrait frontispiece on china paper, colour-printed map of Egypt, and 55 plates after N. Karazin, and illustrations throughout. Publisher's original green cloth, spine and upper side blocked in gilt (extremities rubbed). Provenance: C. von Platen (bookplate).
FIRST EDITION of the first French edition of this richly illustrated account of Tsarevich Nicholas's journey to the east, reusing Karazin's fine original illustrations.
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