Fascinating illustrated account

GOPPE, German (publisher)

Illiustrirovannaia khronika voiny [The Illustrated Chronicle of War]
£6,750

GOPPE, German (publisher), Illiustrirovannaia khronika voiny

The Balkans, Southern Eastern Europe and Western Turkey in two fascinating folio volumes detailing all events of the 1877-78 war. Very richly illustrated and rarely found in such an attractive example, here in the original publisher's binding.

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Impressive large-format carpets

BOGOLIUBOV – BOGOLUBOW, Andrei

Kovrovyia izdeliia Srednei Azii. Tapisseries de l'Asie Centrale
£2,950

BOGOLIUBOV - BOGOLUBOW, Andrei, Kovrovyia izdeliia Srednei Azii. Tapisseries de l'Asie Centrale

The first systematic study of the rugs of Central Asia in a very large, impressive format. A beautiful production of the Russian State Press, here in a full red leather binding.

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Famous account of the Middle East

FORBIN, Auguste, comte de

Voyage dans le Levant en 1817 et 1818
£295

FORBIN, Auguste, comte de, Voyage dans le Levant en 1817 et 1818

Forbin's text volumes describing his celebrated travel to the Middle East; in very good condition.

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Une des vues les plus célèbres de Tbilisi

GAMBA, Jacques Francois, Chevalier de

Voyage dans la Russie méridionale, et particulièrement dans les provinces situées au-delà du Caucase, fait depuis 1820 jusqu'en 1824
£9,500

GAMBA, Jacques Francois, Chevalier de, Voyage dans la Russie méridionale, et particulièrement dans les provinces situées au-delà du Caucase, fait depuis 1820 jusqu'en 1824

One of the most famous books on the Caucasus, and Georgia in particular; the first significant work on the region; the first large lithographic view of Tbilisi; with hand-coloured costume plates. A lovely, complete example of the first edition, in contemporary publisher's binding.

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Extra-illustrated, in a signed binding

DEMIDOFF, Anatole de [Anatolii DEMIDOV], and Denis Auguste RAFFET (artist)

Voyage dans la Russie Méridionale et la Crimée par la Hongrie, la Valachie, et la Moldavie

DEMIDOFF, Anatole de [Anatolii DEMIDOV], and Denis Auguste RAFFET (artist), Voyage dans la Russie Méridionale et la Crimée par la Hongrie, la Valachie, et la Moldavie

An unusual and attractive copy of this classic plate book, here with plates in various states and with contemporary provenance.

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Catherine the Great's business in the Black Sea and the Caucasus

Traktat o torgovle mezhdu rossiiskoiu imperieiu i portoiu ottomanskoiu [Treaty of Commerce between the Russian Empire and the Ottoman Porte]

, Traktat o torgovle mezhdu rossiiskoiu imperieiu i portoiu ottomanskoiu

Uncommon treatise between Catherine's Russia and the Ottoman Empire, and inbetween two Russo-Turkish wars of the 18th century.

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Presentation copy

VERESHCHAGIN, Vasilii

Turkestan: etiudy s natury - Etudes d'après nature - Studien nach der Natur

VERESHCHAGIN, Vasilii, Turkestan: etiudy s natury - Etudes d'après nature - Studien nach der Natur

One of the best Russian war artists in Central Asia: a fine example, signed by Vereshchagin and attractively bound, of this rich visual record of nowadays Uzbekistan and the surrounding regions at the height of the Great Game. Uncommon.

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