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[MEYERBERG, Augustin MAYER, Freiherr von].
Voyage en Moscovie d'un ambassadeur,... envoye par l'empereur Leopold au Czar Alexis Mihalowics, Grand Duc de Moscovie. Leiden, Frederik Haaring, 1688. 12mo. With a woodcut vignette on the title-page. Contemporary calf.
. <I>Adelung II, 100; Graesse IV p. 456; V. Gestel - Van het Schip, Maps in books of Russia and Poland 187.</I>First French translation of this work originally published in Latin in 1668. The author, a German diplomat, was sent as an envoy by the Emperor Leopold I to the Court of Czar Alexei Michaelovitch in 1661 to re-establish peace between Poland and Russia. This account of his experiences contains much useful information on 17th-century Russian manners and customs..
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