PICTURESQUE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA 1811, 1812, 1813 BEING A MEMOIR ON PAUL SVININ RUSSIAN DIPLOMATIC OFFICER, ARTIST, AND AUTHOR CONTAINING COPIOUS EXCERPTS FROM HIS ACCOUNT OF HIS TRAVELS IN AMERICA WITH FIFTY-TWO REPRODUCTIONS OF WATER COLORS IN HIS O

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PICTURESQUE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA 1811, 1812, 1813 BEING A MEMOIR ON PAUL SVININ RUSSIAN DIPLOMATIC OFFICER, ARTIST, AND AUTHOR CONTAINING COPIOUS EXCERPTS FROM HIS ACCOUNT OF HIS TRAVELS IN AMERICA WITH FIFTY-TWO REPRODUCTIONS OF WATER COLORS IN HIS O
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New York: William Edwin Rudge, . First Edition in English Folio (10-1/4" x 13") in publisher's cloth with dustwrapper. The first description of the United States by a Russian traveler. Only 1000 copies printed. Illustrated with a color frontispiece, a portrait of Svinin, a facsimile of music for "The Death Song of the Cherokee Indians," and 51 full-page B&W plates from his sketch-book. Near Fine in a soiled, Very Good dustwrapper of this handsome book (Item ID: 001733)


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