The Life of Catharine II. Empress of Russia: With eleven elegant portraits, a view of the fortress of Schlusselburg, and a correct map of the Russian Empire. Jean-Henri Castéra, William Tooke.
The Life of Catharine II. Empress of Russia: With eleven elegant portraits, a view of the fortress of Schlusselburg, and a correct map of the Russian Empire

The Life of Catharine II. Empress of Russia: With eleven elegant portraits, a view of the fortress of Schlusselburg, and a correct map of the Russian Empire

London: Printed by A. Strahan for T.N. Longman and O. Rees, 1800. Hardcover. "The Fourth edition, with great additions, and a copious index." 3 volumes, 1 folded map of the Russian Empire, 3 frontispieces with portraits: genealogical tables; 22 cm. 19th-century half red morocco with six spine compartments between raised bands. Gilt-tooled title in second compartment of each, with volume number in the third, gilt-tooled decoration in the remaining compartments, and the year of publication at the tail. Marbled paper over boards. Marbled endpapers. All page edges yellow. ESTC states that it was written by Jean Henri Castéra, and translated and edited by William Tooke. In vol. 2 the printer 'A. Strahan' is replaced by 'H. Baldwin and Son' and in vol. 3 by 'John Nichols.' Publisher's advertisements at end of volumes 2 and 3. Includes index. In Very Good+ Condition: edges lightly rubbed; spines are a little darkened; some discoloration of leather on front board of vol. 3; pages are clean and tight. Very Good +. Item #005552

Price: $350.00