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A Tour Performed in the Years 1795-6, through the Taurida, or Crimea, the Ancient Kingdom of Bosphorus. and all the other countries ceded to Russia.
Nichols and Sons London 1802 - Quarto (28.4 x 22.3 cm). xxiv, 446 pp, including 8 full-page illustrations, with 3 plates and 2 folding engraved maps, uncut; marginal waterstain to several pages. Contemporary half calf over marbled boards, red morocco label lettered in gilt. Maria Guthrie had acted as Directress of the Imperial Convent for the education of the female nobility of Russia, while her husband had been physician to the Corps of Noble Cadets in St. Petersburgh and Councillor of State to the Tsar. The story of the journey along the Black Sea coast tells much about antiquities, coins, monuments in the region, as well as local architecture, life and customs. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
      [Bookseller: Shapero Rare Books]
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