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The Russian Shores of the Black Sea in the Autumn of 1852

The Russian Shores of the Black Sea in the Autumn of 1852


The Russian Shores of the Black Sea in the Autumn of 1852 with a Voyage down the Volga, and a Tour through the Country of the Don Cossacks. Laurence Oliphant - Laurence Oliphant was a British author, traveller, diplomat, and mystic. Best known for his 1870 satirical novel "Piccadilly," he spent a decade in later life under the influence of the spiritualist prophet Thomas Lake Harris. Oliphant was Member of Parliament for Stirling Burghs. Second Edition, xvi/380 pages This is the second edition of this work. Bound in blind stamped brown cloth with stamped gilt lettering/ornamentation on the spine and front cover. The binding is solid and bright a very nice condition binding. the pages show mild age toning and scattered light marginal foxing. The work includes a color plate, a fold-out map, (with some tissue repairs) and numerous textual figures
245 USD