Souvenirs de Saint-Petersbourg. Alexandre Pluchart.
Souvenirs de Saint-Petersbourg
Souvenirs de Saint-Petersbourg
Souvenirs de Saint-Petersbourg
Souvenirs de Saint-Petersbourg

Souvenirs de Saint-Petersbourg

St. Petersbourg: Alexandre Pluchart, c. 1825. Binding: Contemporary full brown morocco, rebacked expertly. Gilt borders, rules and text on top cover. Spine in six compartments of raised bands. Gilt text on red morocco label on 2. Gilt rules and ornamentation on 1, 3, 4, 5, and 6. , Notes: A scarce, fine collection of lithographs showing scenes of daily life and transportation in St. Petersburg during the early 19th century. The lithographs by various artists and lithographers, including A. Orlovskii, Aleksandrov, Swebach, and Kollmann. This version has an extra plate as the contents only list 38. With round printed label on verso of top cover dating to 1823. A very scarce version, not listed in Colas or Lipperheide as Colas 2778 (and 2779) only list the 1823 and 1824 editions with 25 and 35 plates. Alexandre Pluchart (1777-1827) was a printer, lithographer, painter, and publisher in St. Petersburg during the turn of the 18th century. , Size: Oblong small folio (252x3, Illustration: Illustrated with 39 superb hand coloured lithographs. , Category: Book Plate Books Colour; Book Russia;. A handsome example in full gilt contemporary morocco. Lithographs are clean and crisp. Item #B5339

Binding: Contemporary full brown morocco, rebacked expertly. Gilt borders, rules and text on top cover. Spine in six compartments of raised bands. Gilt text on red morocco label on 2. Gilt rules and ornamentation on 1, 3, 4, 5, and 6. , Notes: A scarce, fine collection of lithographs showing scenes of daily life and transportation in St. Petersburg during the early 19th century. The lithographs by various artists and lithographers, including A. Orlovskii, Aleksandrov, Swebach, and Kollmann. This version has an extra plate as the contents only list 38. With round printed label on verso of top cover dating to 1823. A very scarce version, not listed in Colas or Lipperheide as Colas 2778 (and 2779) only list the 1823 and 1824 editions with 25 and 35 plates. Alexandre Pluchart (1777-1827) was a printer, lithographer, painter, and publisher in St. Petersburg during the turn of the 18th century. , Size: Oblong small folio (252x3, Illustration: Illustrated with 39 superb hand coloured lithographs. , Category: Book Plate Books Colour; Book Russia;.

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