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ALEXANDER, James Edward (Captain).
Travels to the seat of war in the East; through Russia and Crimea In 1829

Published
London: Colburn and Bentley, 1830.
References
Abbey Travel I 229;
Plates
1
Binding/Size
S=8vo
Value
0-5000
Published
London: Colburn and Bentley, 1830.
Ref
139

FIRST EDITION. Hand coloured and sepia aquatint plates + lithograph plates & wood engravings after Alexander's drawings. VOLUME 1 (only) octavo green half calf; spine gilt with two red labels (rather worn/spine faded & starting at head and foot but hinges secure/tips very worn) ; xxxi+(corrections) +308pp Neat, tight copy of this first hand account by a British naval officer. Coloured plates in order: Volume 1. 1. Russian Troops.