Russland. Christian Wilhelm von Faber du Faur.
Russland
Russland
Russland
Russland
Russland
Russland
Russland
Russland
Russland

Russland

Stuttgart: c. 1843. Binding: Contemporary crimson diced ½ calf, with gilt foliage border, spine in seven compartments of raised bands, brown calf label on two, rebacked expertly. , Notes: A rare series of lithographed plates by Christian Wilhelm von Faber du Faur, who was a Stuttgart-born career soldier and served as an artillery captain for years in the Napoleonic army. An amateur artist, Faber du Faur’s eye-witness sketches of the campaigns and life in Russia are remarkable. , Size: Folio (385mm x 552mm). , Illustration: With 55 (of 100) lithographed plates depicting various aspects of cultural and historical life in Russia, and some city views. Also depicting Napoleaonic military engagement in Russia. , Volume: Atlas volume only., Pages: P. 55 plates., Category: Book Russia; Book Military; Book Plate Books General. Although our present copy is an incomplete version of the atlas volume, the plates are clean and crisp, and the original binding is restored tastefully to it’s original grandeur. Lacks title and 45 plates, one plate with tear restored otherwise a very good copy.
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Binding: Contemporary crimson diced ½ calf, with gilt foliage border, spine in seven compartments of raised bands, brown calf label on two, rebacked expertly. , Notes: A rare series of lithographed plates by Christian Wilhelm von Faber du Faur, who was a Stuttgart-born career soldier and served as an artillery captain for years in the Napoleonic army. An amateur artist, Faber du Faur’s eye-witness sketches of the campaigns and life in Russia are remarkable. , Size: Folio (385mm x 552mm). , Illustration: With 55 (of 100) lithographed plates depicting various aspects of cultural and historical life in Russia, and some city views. Also depicting Napoleaonic military engagement in Russia. , Volume: Atlas volume only., Pages: P. 55 plates., Category: Book Russia; Book Military; Book Plate Books General.

Price: $12,500.00

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