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Struve, Johann Christoph Gustav Von."
Voyage en Krimee. Suivi de la relation de l Ambassade envoyee de Petersbourg a Constantinople en 1793. Publie par un jeune Russe, attache a cette Ambassade. Traduit de l'Allemand par L.A. Delamarre."
Paris, Maradan, 1802.Contemporary tree calf, spine richly gilt. Viii, 398, (2) pp.First French edition of Reise eines jungen Russen von Wien uber Jassy in die Krimm und ausfuhrliches Tagebuch der im Jahre 1793 von St. Petersburg nach Constantinopel geschickten russisch-kaiserlichen Gesandtschaft, Gotha 1801. - Johann Christoph Gustav von Struve was born on 26 September 1763 in Regensburg in the Kingdom of Bavaria during the Holy Roman Empire of German States to notable diplomat Anton Sebastian von Struve, the Russian ambassador to the Reichstag. His mother was Johanne Dorothea Werner of Sondershausen in the Thuringian States. In Stuttgart on 18 May 1793, Gustav married Sibilla Christiane Friederike von Hochstetter, the daughter of the noted German political leader, Johann Amand Andreas von Hochstetter and Elisabeth Friederike von Buehler. They had eleven known children. Gustav, as he was known, was a signer to the Treaty of Paris of 1814. 'A lively and detailed description of diplomatic ceremonial at its apogee' (Omer Koc Collection I, 180). - Four leaves with small marginal stain, otherwise a very attractive copy.Atabey Collection 1182; Catalogue Russica Ii, 2908; not in Weber and Blackmer."
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