In a binding of fine quality

ROMANOV, Grand Duke Nikolai Mikhailovich

General-Adiutanty Imeratora Aleksandra I [Adjutants-Generals of the Emperor Alexander I]
£2,750

ROMANOV, Grand Duke Nikolai Mikhailovich, General-Adiutanty Imeratora Aleksandra I

Attractive example of this fine production of Russian military history.

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50 years later... still forbidden in Russia

ERMOLOV, Aleksei Petrovich, also YERMOLOV

Zapiski Alekseia Petrovicha Ermolova o voine 1812 goda [Notes of Aleksey Petrovich Yermolov about the war of 1812]
£1,250

ERMOLOV, Aleksei Petrovich, also YERMOLOV, Zapiski Alekseia Petrovicha Ermolova o voine 1812 goda

Important eye-witness account of Napoleon's invasion of Russia: scarce first edition published in London because banned in Russia.

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Napoleon's stay at Waterloo's farm

LAUDY, Lucien

Drawings of Napoleon's Imperial Guard AND Regiments of the Line
£1,850

LAUDY, Lucien, Drawings of Napoleon's Imperial Guard AND Regiments of the Line

More than 60 watercolours of Napoleonic uniforms, drawn by a Nopoleon fan who initiated a museum in the house where Napoleon stayed before the final battle of Waterloo. An historical object, finely bound.

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The first colour-plate book on Moscow

ACKERMANN, Rudolph

Historical Sketch of Moscow illustrated by Twelve Views of different parts of that imperial city, the Kremlin, etc
£6,750

ACKERMANN, Rudolph, Historical Sketch of Moscow illustrated by Twelve Views of different parts of that imperial city, the Kremlin, etc

The first colour-plate book on Moscow: a lovely example, uncut in original publisher's boards, with the 12 plates in fine original hand-colour. Published in the wake of Napoleon's catastrophic Campagne de Russie.

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A great Russian Napoleonica, complete in original wrappers

BOZHOVSKII, Vasliii Konstantinovich

Vystavka 1812 goda: illiustrirovanoe izdanie [Exhibition Dedicated to the Year 1812: Illustrated Edition].
£2,850

BOZHOVSKII, Vasliii Konstantinovich, Vystavka 1812 goda: illiustrirovanoe izdanie

The impressive, thick and richly illustrated catalogue of the centenary exhibition celebrating the Patriotic War against Napoleon. Very rare in wrappers, complete with all plates.

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Extensive contemporary analysis of Tolstoy's masterpiece

[TOLSTOY] – NOROV, Avraam Sergeevich

Voina i mir (1805-1812). S istoricheskoi tochki zrenia i po vospominaniam sovremennika. Po povodu sochinenia L.N.Tolstogo "Voina i mir" [War and Peace (1805-1812). From an Historical Perspective and Following Memories of a Contemporary. About the work of Count L.N. Tolstoy, "War and Peace"]

£850

[TOLSTOY] - NOROV, Avraam Sergeevich, Voina i mir (1805-1812). S istoricheskoi tochki zrenia i po vospominaniam sovremennika. Po povodu sochinenia L.N.Tolstogo "Voina i mir"

A very rare extensive review and analysis of Tolstoy's masterpiece, published by a writer and book collector immediately when War and Peace's first edition was being brought out.

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With more than 120 poems

[KUGUSHEV, Nikolai (ed.)] – Anna BUNINA, Gavrila DERZHAVIN, Nikolai KARAMZIN, Vasilii ZHUKOVSKII and others

Sobranie stikhotvorenii, otnosiashchikhsia k nezabvennomu 1812 godu [A Collection of Poems Related to the Unforgettable Year of 1812]

[KUGUSHEV, Nikolai (ed.)] - Anna BUNINA, Gavrila DERZHAVIN, Nikolai KARAMZIN, Vasilii ZHUKOVSKII and others, Sobranie stikhotvorenii, otnosiashchikhsia k nezabvennomu 1812 godu

A "most important monument of Russian culture and literature": one of the - if not the - first thematic anthologies of Russian poetry at the dawn of its Golden Age. An exceptional example, uncut in its original pink printed wrappers, of these very rare two volumes.

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In 6-volume contemporary bindings

TOLSTOY, Lev

Voina i mir [War and Peace]

TOLSTOY, Lev, Voina i mir

A bibliophile set of the first edition of Tolstoy's masterpiece, and one of the greatest novels of world literature. Very rare in contemporary, 6-volume binding.

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Fables in innovative small format

KRYLOV, Ivan Andreevich

Basni...v vosmi knigakh [Fables…in eight books].

KRYLOV, Ivan Andreevich, Basni...v vosmi knigakh

Famous edition of the best Russian fabulist, and probably the first small-format book in Russia. A lovely example in full green morocco.

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Predicting Napoleon's failure

FAGNANI, Federigo

Lettere scritte di Pietroburgo correndo gli anni 1810 e 1811

FAGNANI, Federigo, Lettere scritte di Pietroburgo correndo gli anni 1810 e 1811

Saint Petersburg before Napoleon's campaign: a superb example in red morocco, very fresh and exempt of any foxing, of the expanded second edition (published the year of Waterloo), containing sixteen more letters in addition to the six published in the original edition of 1812. A scarce Italian book on Russia.

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