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OLIPHANT, Laurence
The Russian shores of the Black Sea in the Autumn of 1852; with a voyage down the Volga, and a tour through the country of the Don Cossacks.
Edinburgh & London: William Blackwood and Sons, 1853. Edinburgh & London:: William Blackwood and Sons. Very Good. 1853. Second edition, revised and enlarged. Hardback. Original brown buckram, stamped in blind and gilt. Spine lettered gilt, gilt decoration of camel cart to upper board. xiv[ii]+380pp+16pp. Blackwood catalogue. Two-tone frontis. litho by W & A K Johnston, 2 maps (one folding) as called for, 33 in-text illustrations. Very slightly cocked. Spine ends bruised, small nick central spine and lower board, tear appearing to spine head, frontispiece loose but present. An excellent copy, internally very crisp. Charles Sarolea's copy in his usual hand to title page. ; Up-dated and best edition published during the time of the Crimean War by English author, traveller, diplomat and, apparently, Christian mystic. ; 398 pages .
Bookseller: Marijana Dworski Books [Presteigne, POWYS, United Kingdom]

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