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Saint Petersburg fortification manual with 20 plates, dedicated to Czar Alexander I one year before Napoleon’s invasion of Russia

SÉA. Mémoire sur la fortification permanente, pour servir a la construction d'un front de fortification sur le terrain, ... Nouvelle édition.
Saint Petersburg, Pluchart et comp., 1818. 2 volumes. Large 4to (26 x 21.5 cm & 27.5 x 22 cm). With 20 (of 21?) engraved plates (13 double-page and 7 large folding), and 3 full-page tables. Contemporary half-calf, gold-tooled spines. [12], XIX, [1 blank], 284, [3], [1 blank] pp. plus plates. Full description
€ 1,500
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Commercial treaty between Portugal and Russia

[TREATY]. Tratado de amizade, navegação, e commercio entre as muito altas, e muito poderosas senhoras Dona Maria I, Rainha de Portugal, e Catharina II. imperatriz de todas as Russias, assinado em Petersburgo pelos plenipotenciarios de huma, e outra corte em 9/20 de Dezembro de M.DCC.LXXXVII. e ratificado por ambas as magestades.
Lisbon, Regia Officina Typografica, 1789. 4to. With woodcut Portuguese royal arms on title-page. Contemporary gold brocade paper wrappers. 69, [3 blank] pp. Full description
€ 400
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Rare first edition of an early work by Trotsky

TROTSKY, Leon. Tuda i Obratno: vmesto predislovija. I. Ot Peterburga do Berezzova. Sovet rabočich deputatov po etapam. II. Moj pobeg. - 800 verst na olenjach. [There and back again] [text in Russian in Cyrillic type].
St. Petersburg, Shipovnik, 1907. With a lithographed device on the front cover. Original publisher's printed wrappers. 123, [1 blank], IV pp. Full description
€ 1,250
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Richly illustrated journey of Nicholas II of Russia through Asia

UKHTOMSKY (UCHTOMSKIJ), Esper Esperovich and Hermann BRUNNHOFER (translator). Orientreise seiner kaiserlichen Hoheit des Grossfürsten-Thronfolgers Nikolaus Alexandrowitsch von Russland, 1890-1891.
Leipzig, F.A. Brockhaus, 1894-1899. 2 volumes. 4to. With engraved portrait of Nicholas, 7 photogravures, 541 wood engravings after drawings and photographs and 5 chromolithographed maps. Publisher's cloth, richly blocked in black, gold and grey, gilt edges. [4], 476; [4], 482 pp. Full description
€ 8,500
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Russia, Germany and the Netherlands revolting against the yoke of Napoleon

VENTURINI, Karl Heinrich Georg (Martinus Gerardus ENGELMAN, transl.). Geschiedenis van den oorlog, in de jaren 1812-1815.
Amsterdam, C. & H. Timmer, 1816-1819. 8 parts in 4 volumes. 8vo. Each volume with an engraved vignette showing a different scene from the Northern Liberation War, by P. Velijn. Contemporary half calf. [2], IV, 313; [4], 310; [2], 342; [4], 346; [2], 312; [4], 318; [2], 334; [4], 333 pp. Full description
€ 1,750
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