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Narrative of the Mission to Russia, in 1866, from the journal and notes of J. F. Loubat. ;
N. Y., D. Appleton and Company, 1873.. 1873. 1 lf., VIII(II), 10, recte 12-444, recte 446 pp., 1 blank. Engrd portrait of Alexander, Emperor of Russia & 12 full-page steel-engrd plts (11 w. portraits and 1 depicting the Miantonomoh), 6 pp. w. musical scores in the text (Miantonomoh Galop). Elaborately black and gold-decorated brown orcloth w. Imperial coat of arms & Peter and Paul fortress in gilt on frontside and coat of arms & the monitor Miantonomoh on spine. T.e.g. 1st edition. ¶ R° 1st lf a 7-lines dedication of LOUBAT to Vice Admiral GUNDIN, "Vice Admiral Gundin compliments of J F Loubat Yacht Enchantress, New York Yacht Club" & dated and signed: "off Cronstadt, July 18th 1875". Bdg w. a few scratches, spine-ends & crnrs trifle dull/worn, else a very well preserved copy.
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