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VERY RARE - SCARCE EDITION
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FINE LEATHER BINDING - RARE FIRST EDITION - 9 (of 10) COPPER ENGRAVED MAPS
CONTAINS THE HISTORY OF RUSSIA DURING AN INTERESTING PERIOD,
WHICH IS NOT GENERALLY KNOWN” (DAVID HUME): THE 1770 MEMOIRS OF RUSSIA,
GENERAL MANSTEIN’S ACCOUNT OF THE WARS OF RUSSIA WITH TURKEY AND SWEDEN

MEMOIRS OF RUSSIA
HISTORICAL, POLITICAL, AND MILITARY
From the Year MDCCXXVII to MDCCXLIV
A PERIOD COMPREHENDING MANY REMARKABLE EVENTS. IN PARTICULAR THE WARS OF RUSSIA WITH TURKEY AND SWEDEN.
With a Supplement Containing a Summary Account of the State of the Military the Marine the Commerce etc. of that Great Empire
Translated from the original manuscripts of GENERAL MANSTEIN (Christof Hermann von)
NEVER BEFORE PUBLISHED.
Illustrated with Maps and Plans.

LONDON: Printed for T. Becket and P. A. De Hondt, MDCCLXX, 1770 [published date: 1770]. Rare First edition. 4to. 10.25" x 8.5" inches (LxB). Pp. viii, 424, (8) pages + 9 (of 10) engraved folding maps only. Fine original contemporary full polished calf leather binding, gilt ruled spine with 5 raised bands & an original red gilt lettered morocco label. RARE FIRST ENGLISH EDITION. Translated from the original manuscript. Illustrated with Maps and Plans. A Period comprehending many remarkable Events. In Particular The Wars of Russia with Turky and Sweden. With A Supplement, containing a Summary Account of the State of the Military, the Marine, the Commerce…. Maps include the maps of the "Theater of the War between the Russians and Turks, 1736-1737", map of the "Coast of Finland" and other maps of various strategic towns, such as the "Plan of the Town of Stavoutschan".
The Baron von Manstein, German by birth, served in the Russian army, and was an eyewitness to most of the incidents he relates in his Memoirs, having participated in the Russo-Turkish War of 1735-39 and the so-called Hats War between Russia and Sweden 1741-43, led by the Swedish “Hats” party. “A work of authority, illustrated with maps and plans. The recommendatory address was written by David Hume” (Lowndes, 1466). “It contains the history of Russia during an interesting period, which is not generally known” (David Hume). While the Baron originally wrote his Memoirs in French, this English edition preceded the French into print by two years. Ink notation on title page. Rare & uncommon title: ESTC locates eleven copies, three of them in North America.. A classic work. Complete as issued. There are numerous close-up pictures of the contents given below; please click on them for a detailed description (See Scans below). Please take some time to view the 50+ pictures in detail, in order to gain a full idea of the contents and condition.

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CONDITION REPORT: A rare book in fine original contemporary full calf leather binding (See Scans below), some wear/tear, scuffing to covers, spine, ends & corners (See Scans below), pages-plates with some age toning, minor browning are clean & bright (See Scans below), the binding is tight & intact (See Scans below). The leather is smooth & supple to the touch (See Scans below). Note: 9 (of 10) engraved folding maps only (See Scans below). Previous owners armorial bookplate on the front pastedown (See Scans below). There are many close-up pictures for your kind perusal. Please click on any of the 50+ images above & below in the listing for enlarged close-up pictures of details, virtues & flaws (See Scans below).


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