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The Life of Catharine II, Empress of Russia. With Seven Portraits Elegantly Engraved, and a Correct Map of the… by  Jean-Henri ) ( CASTERA - Hardcover - Second Edition - 1798 - from Dale Steffey Books (SKU: 008675)

The Life of Catharine II, Empress of Russia. With Seven Portraits Elegantly Engraved, and a Correct Map of the Russian Empire.in Three Volumes. The Second Edition, Considerably Improved

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The Life of Catharine II, Empress of Russia. With Seven Portraits Elegantly Engraved, and a Correct Map of the Russian Empire.in Three Volumes. The Second Edition, Considerably Improved

by ( CASTERA, Jean-Henri )

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London: Printed for T. H. Longman, 1798. Three volumes in contemporary full calf, expertly rebacked late 19th c. in gilt with fresh end papers, late 19th c. engraved bookplate. Very Good, map of Russia foxed, calf rubbed at edges, calf lacquered, a quite sturdy and well-bound set. . Second Edition. Full Calf. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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book dealer
Dale Steffey Books US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
008675
Title
The Life of Catharine II, Empress of Russia. With Seven Portraits Elegantly Engraved, and a Correct Map of the Russian Empire.in Three Volumes. The Second Edition, Considerably Improved
Author
( CASTERA, Jean-Henri )
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
second hand - Very Good
Edition
Second Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Printed for T. H. Longman
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1798
Bookseller catalogs
World History; Eighteenth Century;
Size
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall
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bookplate
Highly sought after by some collectors, a book plate is an inscribed or decorative device that identifies the owner, or former... [more]
gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in... [more]
calf
Calf or calf hide is a common form of leather binding.  Calf binding is naturally a light brown but there are ways to treat... [more]
edges
The collective of the top, fore and bottom edges of the text block of the book, being that part of the edges of the pages of a... [more]
foxed
Foxing is the age related browning, or brown-yellowish spots, that can occur to book paper over time. When this aging process... [more]
rebacked
having had the material covering the spine replaced. ... [more]

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