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LIFE AND REIGN OF NICHOLAS THE FIRST, EMPEROR OF RUSSIA; with Descriptions of Russian Society and Government, A Complete History of the War in the East, and Sketches of Schamyl the Circassian Chief and other Distinguished Characters.
Philadelphia: J.W. Bradley, 1858. First Edition. Illustrated with full-page tinted plates throughout. 8vo, publisher's original red diced cloth, the spine lettered and decorated in gilt, the upper cover stamped in an elaborate all-over design in blind, and with a central ornamental device in gilt of the Czar's coat-of-arms. xvi, 415 pp. A very good copy with minor evidence of age or use. The cloth and giltwork still bright, the text-block and binding in very good order, tight and strong. RARE FIRST EDITION. The book does not appear on the open market with any regularity and is absent from most collections. This is a complete history of the reign of Nicholas the First.
      [Bookseller: Buddenbrooks, Inc.]
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