£70 For Sale

Bastin Guide Du Voyageur en Russia a St. Petersbourg

This advert is located in and around Brigg, London

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Oxfam Bookshop Brigg A scarce item which is likely to interest map enthusiasts as well as travel guide collectors. This pocket sized guide book is a French edition, published in 1866 as a guide for a traveller to St Petersbourg , including its immediate surroundings and its Imperial residences. It has a list of items exhibited in the Hermitage, and a section of advertisements. Inside the back cover is a pocket containing a map of Russia which is dated 1867. Originally maps of St Petersburg and Moscow were included but are not present. The book is bound in red with gilt embossed lettering to the front and spine. The textured cover has some light general marks and dust soiling; slight surface rubbing wear to the top right front corner and the upper spine end; small closed surface tear, approx. 6mm, at the bottom of the spine; the text block edge is dust darkened, particularly on the top. The sewn block is sound and inside pages are clean. Areas of dark staining have appeared under the glossy surface of the front and rear free end papers. To the top left corner of the front end paper is a former owner's name written in black ink with the date Sept 1. 82. See Oxfam website for delivery information

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