Lot 27 - JAMES EDWARD ALEXANDER – TRAVELS TO THE SEAT OF WAR IN THE EAST THROUGH RUSSIA AND THE CRIMEA

27- JAMES EDWARD ALEXANDER – TRAVELS TO THE SEAT OF WAR IN THE EAST THROUGH RUSSIA AND THE CRIMEA

Henry Colburn and Richard Bentley, London, 1830. 2 volumes; 1st volume 308 p., 2nd volume 327 p., 21.5x13.5 cm. 13 full-page engravings, 3 of them in color, 6 in-text engravings, 1 full-page musical notes engraving and 1 folding map. It is in very good condition, with marbling pattern on the page edges, gilt writing and ribbed spine and cover corners in leather, in a deluxe binding with marbling pattern on the covers and page edges. Atabey 12, Abbey (Travel) 229.

BRITISH SOLDIER JAMES EDWARD ALEXANDER’S FAMOUS TRAVELOGUE ABOUT HIS JOURNEY IN RUSSIA AND OTTOMAN LANDS DURING THE OTTOMAN-RUSSIAN WAR OF 1829, HIS OBSERVATIONS ABOUT THE WAR AND DAILY LIFE, TRADITIONS AND HISTORICAL ARTIFACTS ESPECIALLY IN ODESSA, CRIMEA AND ADRIANOPLE …

Estimate: 1.148 - 1.578 EU

Starting Bid: 689 EU

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