Lot 65 of 312:
Memoirs of Russia w/10 maps 1770  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$660
Estimate:
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Title:
Memoirs of Russia, Historical, Political, and Military, from the Year M DCC XXVII, to M DCC XLIV. A Period comprehending many remarkable Events. In particular The Wars of Russia with Turkey and Sweden.
Author:
Manstein, Christoph Hermann Von
Place:
London
Publisher:
T. Becket and P. A. de Hondt
Date:
1770
Description:

viii, 424, [8] pp. With 10 folding maps and charts. (4to) 26x20 cm (10¼x8"), period calf rebacked with modern calf, maroon morocco spine label lettered in gilt, new endpapers. 

Detailed account of Russian and Ukrainian history between 1727 and 1744. Manstein served with the Russian army in the Baltic, Siberia, and the Crimea, an eye-witness to the events described.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Light rubbing to extremities; foxing to frontispiece map and title page, occasional scattered light foxing, maps with some creasing at edges, light foxing, toning, and offsetting, occasional closed tears at stubs and edges, a solid copy; very good.
 
Item number:
304498
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