1868 Around the Kremlin; or, Pictures of Life in Moscow
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First Edition, Publishers' Original Binding, Very Scarce
The first edition of this work.
A very scarce work.
Illustrated with a frontispiece, and a vignette title page.
Half-title is present.
Sixteen pages of publisher's adverts to the rear.
A captivating travel account of Russia in the first half of the nineteenth century.
'Around the Kremlin' recounts the author's experiences travelling and living in Moscow, in particular in Kremlin; the Moscow Kremlin is a fortified complex in the centre of Moscow.
The author describes the history of Moscow in vivid detail, discussing the city's people, as well as the Romanov monarchy of Russia.
Written by George Thomas Lowth. Lowth also published travel works on Arabia and France.
In the original publisher's cloth binding. Externally, generally smart, with fading to the extremities and spine. A few minor marks to the boards and spine. Light bumping to the head and tail of the spine and to the extremities. Rear hinge is starting a little but remains firm. Internally, generally firmly bound. Pages are bright and generally clean, with a few handling marks, and some spots mostly to the first and last few pages.
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