The Life of Catharine II. Empress of Russia. With Eleven Elegant Portraits, A View of the Fortress of Schlusselburg, and a correct Map of the Russian Empire.
The Fourth Edition, with Great Additions and a copious Index. Three Volumes (complete set with all portraits and illustrations and map). London, T.N.Longman and O. Rees, 1800. Quarto. Volume I: Frontispiece with two Portraits, XI, Large Folded Map of “The Russian Empire”, 520 pages and a full-page-engraving of Fortress Schlusselburg / Volume II: Frontispiece with five Portraits, VIII, 485 pages plus three pages of a Bookcatalogue of Publisher’s Longman & Rees / Volume III: Frontispiece with four Portraits, VIII, 563 pages plus five pages of a Bookcatalogue from Publisher’s Longman & Rees. Hardcover / Modern half-leather with marbled-paper-covered boards and new endpapers. All three Volumes have been beautifully rebound by our favourite bookbindery in Frankfurt / Germany. All Volumes are now in protective Mylar. Very good condition with only minor signs of wear. From the library of Daniel Conner (Connerville / Manch House), with his Exlibris / Bookplate to pastedown.
Appendix to the first volume includes:
I. Succession fo the sovereigns of Russia, Grand Princes or Grand Dukes, Tzars and afterwards Emperors, Patriarchs, Archbishops, Bishops etc.
II. Ukase of Peter III. in favour of the russian nobility
III. State Papers relating to the re-establishment of Peace – Declaration delivered by the Order of Peter III.
IV. Manifesto of the Empress Catharine II. on the dethronement of Peter III.