Title: Pierre-le-Grand, 1850
Author: J N Dubois
Publisher: Tours, Ad Mame et Cie
A mid 19th century edition of Dubois’ biography on Peter the Great, the Tsar, and later Emperor of Russian during the late 17th and early 18th centuries.
This edition is bound in a richly decorated and ornate cartonnage binding of the period, with gilt against white and green, and beautiful flowering designs to the covers, with gilt running throughout the designs. There is a lithograph central panel.
One finely decorated cartonnage volume in 12mo, 303 pages
On note of condition this volume is in good shape, with minor rubbing and wear to the binding, and cracked hinges. There is some doodling to the central panel. There is minor foxing and staining throughout.