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Bastin Guide Du Voyageur en Russia a St. Petersbourg

£70.00

Product description

A scarce item which is likely to interest map enthusiasts as well as travel guide collectors.

This pocket sized guide book is a French edition, published in 1866 as a guide for a traveller to St Petersbourg , including its immediate surroundings and its Imperial residences. It has a list of items exhibited in the Hermitage, and a section of advertisements. Inside the back cover is a pocket containing a map of Russia which is dated 1867. Originally maps of St Petersburg and Moscow were included but are not present.

The book is bound in red with gilt embossed lettering to the front and spine. The textured cover has some light general marks and dust soiling; slight surface rubbing wear to the top right front corner and the upper spine end; small closed surface tear, approx. 6mm, at the bottom of the spine; the text block edge is dust darkened, particularly on the top. The sewn block is sound and inside pages are clean. Areas of dark staining have appeared under the glossy surface of the front and rear free end papers. To the top left corner of the front end paper is a former owner's name written in black ink with the date Sept 1. 82.

Item details

Author(s):
Bastin, J
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
11.8 x 16.6
Edition:
1866
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
368
Publisher:
Hermann Hoppe
Title:
Bastin Guide Du Voyageur en Russia a St. Petersbourg

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About this item

A scarce item which is likely to interest map enthusiasts as well as travel guide collectors.

This pocket sized guide book is a French edition, published in 1866 as a guide for a traveller to St Petersbourg , including its immediate surroundings and its Imperial residences. It has a list of items exhibited in the Hermitage, and a section of advertisements. Inside the back cover is a pocket containing a map of Russia which is dated 1867. Originally maps of St Petersburg and Moscow were included but are not present.

The book is bound in red with gilt embossed lettering to the front and spine. The textured cover has some light general marks and dust soiling; slight surface rubbing wear to the top right front corner and the upper spine end; small closed surface tear, approx. 6mm, at the bottom of the spine; the text block edge is dust darkened, particularly on the top. The sewn block is sound and inside pages are clean. Areas of dark staining have appeared under the glossy surface of the front and rear free end papers. To the top left corner of the front end paper is a former owner's name written in black ink with the date Sept 1. 82.

Author(s):
Bastin, J
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
11.8 x 16.6
Edition:
1866
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
368
Publisher:
Hermann Hoppe
Title:
Bastin Guide Du Voyageur en Russia a St. Petersbourg

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