1998 - 2100     FOREIGN HISTORY AND TOPOGRAPHY, TRAVELS

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74 2058 Maritime history  Pigafetta A 74 2058 Maritime history Pigafetta A
74/2058 [Maritime history]. Pigafetta, A. Magellan's voyage. A narrative account of the first circumnavigation. Ed. R.A. Skelton. New Haven/ London, Yale University Press, 1969, 2 vols., text vol.: (10),195p., 1 map, full-p. ills.; facsimile vol.: 99 col. facs. lvs., orig. unif. blindst. cl., orig. cl. slipcase w. mounted col. plate, 4to.

- Cloth occas. trifle foxed. Nevertheless a fine copy.

€ (40-60) 80
74 2059 Meyer J 74 2059 Meyer J
74/2059 Meyer, J. Meyer's Universum, of afbeelding van het zienswaardigste en merkwaardigste van natuur en kunst op den ganschen aardbodem. Vol. 1-9. Dutch transl. C. ten Brink a.o. Amst., Bibliografisch Instituut, 1834-1846, 9 vols., 5 steelengr. titles and 423 views, contemp. unif. giltlettered hmor., obl. 4to.

- Occas. foxed/ (sl.) browned. = Complete set.

€ (250-350) 300
74 2060 Middle East  Maundrell H 74 2060 Middle East Maundrell H
74/2060 [Middle East]. Maundrell, H. Reize van Aleppo naar Jeruzalem. Gedaan tegen Paaschen, des Jaars 1698. Dutch transl. G. Muntendam. Utr., W. van Poolsum, 1705, (6),188p., engr. frontisp. by J. GOEREE, 9 engr. plates (4x fold.), sl. later clothbacked vellum.

- Waterstained; a few contemp. owner's entries; plates sl. frayed along extremities; one plate w. closed tear in image.

= Cox I, p.219; Henze p.400-401: "(...) Er war ein nuchterner, scharfer Beobachter von klassischer Bildung, sein kurzes Reisetagebuch eine der zuverlässigsten Quellen für die Kenntnis des durchgezogenen Gebiets bis tief ins 19.Jahrhundert hinein. (...)"; not in Tiele.

€ (100-150) 180
74 2061 Poland  Kucharzewski j  ed  74 2061 Poland Kucharzewski j ed
74/2061 [Poland]. Kucharzewski, j. (ed.). L'Aigle blanc. Revue des questions Polonaises. I, III and IV. Lausanne, Edition de "La Pologne et la guerre", 1916-1918, 3 vols., (4),IV,187,(4); 233,(5); 261,(7)p., 36 plates, ills., orig. (almost) unif. pict. wr. by B. CZARKOWSKI, 4to.

- Uncut; vol. I. hinges weak; paper ticket on lower pastedown. All vols. wr. sl. frayed/ dam. along extremities, mostly on backstrip; a few joints starting; vol I. stamps on frontcover; vol. IV backcover loose(ning).

= The editor of this magazine, Jan Kucharzewski, was a Polish historian, lawyer and politician. Kucharzewski resided in Switzerland during the first years of World War I, where he wrote articles for the Polish cause. In 1917 he returned to Poland, where he would be the Prime Minister from 1917 to 1918.

€ (150-250) 150
74 2062 Russia  Artamof P and Armengaud J G D 74 2062 Russia Artamof P and Armengaud J G D
74/2062 [Russia]. Artamof, P. and Armengaud, J.-G.-D. La Russie historique, monumentale et pittoresque. Paris, Ch. Lahure et Cie., 1862-1865, 2 vols., 392,(11); 376,(12)p., 2 woodengr. heraldic plates, 2 title-vignettes, num. (full-p.) maps/ views/ portraits/ ills. by i.a. PANNEMAKER and VERDEIL after i.a. DE LA CHARLERIE and AUBRY, orig. unif. gilt and blindst. hmor., folio.

- Both vols. trifle foxed. Both vols. covers sl. discoloured and backstrips sl. worn.

€ (100-150)
74/2063 Russia  Bezbozhnik The Godless  No 3 74/2063 Russia Bezbozhnik The Godless No 3
74/2063 [Russia]. Bezbozhnik (The Godless). No.3. Moscow, Moscow Committee of the Russian Communist Party, (1925), 32p. (incl. wr.), (full-p. col.) ills. by i.a. D. MOOR, N. KOGOUT and A. DEINEKA, orig. wr. by D. MOOR, folio.

- Contents loose(ning), frayed and occas. restored w. sellotape. Wrappers loose; left margin of frontwr. cut off. Sold w.a.f.

= Notorious Soviet atheist periodical published between 1922 and 1941. Its chief artist was Dmitry Moor (pseud. of Dmitry Orlov).

€ (40-60) 40
74 2064 Russia  Buslaev F 74 2064 Russia Buslaev F
74/2064 [Russia]. Buslaev, F. Istoričeskie očerki russkoi narodnoi slovesnosti i iskusstva (Historical sketches of Russian folk literature and art). St. Petersburg, Obschestvennaya pol'za, 1861, 2 vols., (6),III,(1),643; (6),429p., (fold.) lithogr. plates, contemp. unif. giltlettered hmor., 4to.

- A few scattered library stamps; occas. sl. foxed/ yellowed. Covers sl. worn along extremities.

= Rare.

€ (100-150) 180
74 2065 Russia  Dippel J 74 2065 Russia Dippel J
74/2065 [Russia]. Dippel, J. Der russische Nihilismus. Auf Grund zuverlässiger Quellen dargestellt. Passau, M. Waldbauer, 1882, 171,(3)p., orig. wr., sm. 8vo.

- Wr. partly discoloured (w. some offsetting on first/ final leaf).

Hagen, K. Die östliche Frage. Mit besonderer Rücksicht auf Deutschland. Frankf. a.M., Meidinger Sohn & Cie., 1854, (2),122p., orig. wr.

- Sl. foxed. Dedication in pen (by the author?) on frontwr.

Sivers, J. von. Humanität und Nationalität. Eine livländische Säcularschrift zum Andenken Herder's und zum Schutze livländischen Verfassungsrechtes. Berlin, B. Behr, 1869, XV,(1),92p., orig. wr.

- Sl. foxed; libr. stamp on title-p.

AND 4 others, i.a. A. BRÜCKNER, Die Europäisierung Rußlands. Land und Volk (Gotha, 1888, contemp. hcl. w. orig. frontwr. laid down) and G. HESEKIEL, Nicolaus Pawlowitsch, Kaiser von Rußland (Berlin, 1855, 3rd ed., contemp. limp boards. One leaf lacks corner w. loss of text).

€ (80-100) 80
74 2066 Russia  Fletcher G 74 2066 Russia Fletcher G
74/2066 [Russia]. Fletcher, G. O Gusudarstve Russkom ili obraz pravlenia russkogo tsarya (On the Russian commonwealth, or the style of governement by the Russian czar). Introd. K.M. Obolensky. N.pl., "En vente chez tous les Libraires", 1867, XI,(5),116p., sl. later giltlettered hmor., orig. wr. pres.

= First(?) Russian language edition of the work by Giles Fletcher, first published London, 1591. Fletcher was sent on a diplomatic mission to Muscovy by Queen Elisabeth in 1588. Very rare.

€ (150-250) 550
74 2067 Russia  Gershenzon M 74 2067 Russia Gershenzon M
74/2067 [Russia]. Gershenzon, M. Dekabrist Krivtsov i ego bratya (The Decembrist Krivtsov and his brothers). Moscow, M. and S. Sabašnikov, 1914, (2),299p., orig. wr.

- Wrappers creased, soiled and sl. stained. = Zaleski 3292.

Pekarsky, P. Žizn' i literaturnaya perepiska Petra Ivanoviča Ryčkova (The life and literary correspondence of Piotr Ivanovitch Rychkov). St. Petersburg, Imperial Academy Press, 1867, (4),IV,184p., lithogr. frontisp. portrait on chine collé, fold. facs. plate, orig. wr.

- Backstrip worn at spine-ends; wr. creased.

= Piotr Rychkov (1712-1777) was a Russian historian and geographer.

AND 3 others, i.a. D.A. TOLSTOI, Gorodskia učilišča v tsarstvovanie Imperatritsy Ekateriny II (ibid., 1886, orig. (dam.) wr.).

€ (80-100) 80
74 2068 Russia  Gourgaud G 74 2068 Russia Gourgaud G
74/2068 [Russia]. Gourgaud, G. Napoléon et la Grande-armée en Russie, ou examen critique de l'ouvrage de M. le Comte Ph. de Ségur. Brussels, P.J. de Mat, 1825, 1st ed., (2),X,346p., lithogr. frontisp. portrait, contemp. marbled boards.

- Portrait and title-p. yellowed. Backstrip partly worn away.

= Cat. (...) des Russica G980. Gaspard Gourgaud, staunch defendant of Napoléon, wrote this work in response to P. de Ségur's Histoire de la Grande-armée.

Mayerberg, A. de. Relation d'un voyage en Moscovie. Paris, A. Franck, 1858, 2 vols., XVIII,168; 200p., later unif. hcl. w. mor. letterpiece, sm. 8vo.

- Some foxing.

AND 3 others, i.a. P. DE SÉGUR, Histoire de Russie et de Pierre-le-Grand (Braunschweig, 1829, orig. wr. Lacks portrait and map) and M.-J.-A. LÉHER, 1812. Lettre d'un Capitaine de Cuirassiers sur la Campagne de Russie (Paris/ Poitiers, 1885, orig. wr., 12mo).

€ (50-70) 50
74 2069 Russia  Herzen A  under pseud Iskander 74 2069 Russia Herzen A under pseud Iskander
74/2069 [Russia]. Herzen, A. (under pseud. Iskander). Kontsy i nachala (Ends and beginnings). Norrköping, E. Biornström, 1863, 1st ed. thus, (2),IV,96p., orig. wr., sm. 8vo.

- Wr. sl. creased and dustsoiled.

= Zaleski 197. Letters by Alexander Herzen (the "father of Russian socialism") to Ivan Turgenev. The book was banned in Russia until the Revolution of 1917.

Grigorovič, S. (= Kh. Žitlovsky). Sotsializm i bor'ba za političeskuyu svobodu (Socialism and the struggle for political freedom). London, Union of Russian Socialist Revolutionaries, 1898, 120p., contemp. hcl., orig. wr. pres.

= Zaleski 963.

€ (200-300) 200
74 2070 Russia  Karnovitch E 74 2070 Russia Karnovitch E
74/2070 [Russia]. Karnovitch, E. Tsesarevič Konstantin Pavlovič. Biografičeskij očerk (Czarevitch Constantin Pavlovitch. Biographical sketch). St. Petersburg, A.S. Suvorin, 1899, X,(2),296p., 13 portraits/ plates, 2 (fold.) facs. plates, later cl.

- Bookblock and covers trifle warped. = The first complete biography of the Grand Duke.

AND 2 others.

€ (150-250) 200
74 2071 Russia  Khmyrov M 74 2071 Russia Khmyrov M
74/2071 [Russia]. Khmyrov, M. Grafinya Yekaterina Ivanovna Golovkina i jeja vremya (1701-1791 goda) (Countess Ekaterina Ivanovna Golovkina and her time). St. Petersburg, S.V. Zvonarev, 1867, VII,(1),242p., contemp. giltlettered hmor.

- Some foxing; bookplate on upper pastedown. Backstrip and corners rubbed/ sl. worn.

€ (100-150) 100
74 2072 Russia  Laferté V 74 2072 Russia Laferté V
74/2072 [Russia]. Laferté, V. Alexandre II. Détails inédits sur sa vie intime et sa mort. N.pl., the author(?), 1882, 219p., contemp. gilt hmor. (w. a crowned "E" on spine).

- Two sm. owner's stamps (crowned "E" and "P") on verso title-p. Covers sl. chafed.

€ (30-50) 60
74 2073 Russia  Maistre J de 74 2073 Russia Maistre J de
74/2073 [Russia]. Maistre, J. de. Quatre chapitres inédits sur la Russie. Ed. R. de Maistre. Paris, A. Vaton, 1859, VII,(1),196,(1)p., orig. wr.

- Some foxing. Backstrip strengthened at foot of spine. = Cat. (...) des Russica M130.

Daudet, E. Les Bourbons et la Russie pendant la Révolution Française. Ibid., Librairie Illustrée, n.d. (1886), (4),397p., later cl. - AND 2 others, i.a. A. RAMBAUD, La Russie Épique. Étude sur les chansons héroiques de la Russie (ibid., 1876, later hcl., orig. wr. pres.).

€ (40-60) 50
74 2074 Russia  Muravyov A  74 2074 Russia Muravyov A
74/2074 [Russia]. (Muravyov, A.). Raskol, obličaemyj svoeyu istorieyu (The Schism, denounced by its history). St. Petersburg, The Imperial Chancellery, 1854, 1st ed., VIII,392p., later hcl. w. orig. frontwr. laid down.

- Library stamps on first text leaf; final leaf browned; (vaguely) waterst. at the end.

Voznesensky, N. Istoria russkoi tserkvi (History of the Russian church). Harbin, n.publ., n.d. (±1925), (2),118,(2)p., orig. wr. - AND 3 others, i.a. A. GRISTCHENKO, L'Influence de Byzance et de l'Europe dans la peinture russe XIIIe-XXe s. (Moscow, 1913, tipped-in plates, Russian text, contemp. hcl.) and V. ROZANOV, Religia i Kul'tura. Sbornik statey (St. Peterburg, 1899, later rexine w. orig. frontwr. laid down).

€ (100-150) 110
74 2075 Russia  Nikitsky A 74 2075 Russia Nikitsky A
74/2075 [Russia]. Nikitsky, A. Očerk vnutrennei istorii Pskova (Sketch of the internal history of Pskov). St. Petersburg, K. Zamyslavsky, 1873, IX,(1),344p., contemp. hcalf.

- Occas. foxed; some (library) stamps and annots. Binding worn along extremities; upper joint splitting; frontcover loosening.

Borzakovsky, V. Istoria Tverskago knyažesta (History of the principality of Tver'). Ibid., I. Martynov, 1876, 2 parts in 1 vol., 269; 152p., fold. genealogical table, contemp. hmor.

- Occas. foxed; hinges weak. Binding worn and w. repaired dam. spots.

AND 5 others, i.a. M. LEMKE, Očerki po istorii russkoi tsenzury i žurnalistiki XIX stoletia (ibid., 1904, ills., contemp. hmor.); S. PLATONOV, Očerki po istorii Smuty v Moskovskom gosudarstve XVI-XVII vv. (ibid., 1901, later hcl.) and N. BARSOV, Očerki russkoi istoričeskoi geografii (Warsaw, 1885, contemp. hmor.).

€ (100-150) 140
74 2076 Russia  Pekarsky P 74 2076 Russia Pekarsky P
74/2076 [Russia]. Pekarsky, P. Žizn' i literaturnaya perepiska Petra Ivanoviča Ryčkova (The life and literary correspondence of Piotr Ivanovitch Rychkov). St. Petersburg, Imperial Academy Press, 1867, (4),IV,184p., lithogr. frontisp. portrait on chine collé, fold. facs. plate, orig. wr.

- Backstrip worn; wr. frayed and sl. soiled.

= Piotr Rychkov (1712-1777) was a Russian historian and geographer.

Maikov, P. Ivan Ivanovič Betskoi. Opyt ego biografii (Ivan Ivanovitch Betskoi. A biographical essay). Ibid., Obščestvennaya Pol'za, 1904, XI,(1),278,(1)p., frontisp. portrait, sl. later hcl. w. paper letterpiece.

- Title-p. and portrait reattached (stained along hinges).

Kločkov, M. Očerki pravitel'stvennoi deatel'nosti vremeni Pavla I (Essays on governmental activities in the time of Paul I). Ibid., Senatskaya Tipografia, 1916, (4),IV,627,(2)p., orig. wr.

- Scattered library stamps; bookblock and wr. frayed.

AND 1 other: M. DIAKONOV, Vlast' Moskovskikh Gosudarei (ibid., 1889, orig. wr.).

€ (150-250) 150
74 2077 Russia  Pososhkov I 74 2077 Russia Pososhkov I
74/2077 [Russia]. Pososhkov, I. Sočinenia (Works). Moscow, N. Stepanov, 1842, XXIV,317,(1),IVp., 3 facs. plates, orig. wr.

- A few scattered stamps; sl. foxed; occas. waterst. Backstrip strengthened w. paper; wr. frayed and browned.

= Ivan Pososhkov (1670-1726) was a Russian economist and author. His main work, Kniga o skudosti i bogastve (The book on poverty and wealth) deals with the improvement of living standards in Russia.

€ (100-150) 160