27 - 28 June 2005
ADELUNG, Friedrich (1768-1843). Siegmund Freiherr von Herberstein. Mit besonderer Ruecksicht auf seine Reisen in Russland. St. Petersburg: Gretsch, 1818.
8o (243 x 150 mm). 2 engraved plates (one hand-colored) and one engraved folding map. Original printed wrappers, uncut and unopened (upper cover detached with some chipping to edges).
FIRST EDITION. Herberstein (1486-1566) was one of the first Western European travelers in Russia. Adelung's biography includes an annotated bibliography of Herberstein's works.
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