OLIPHANT Laurence 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
William Blackwood & Sons 1853 (second edition - revised and enlarged)
original decorated cloth, spine bumped and chipped, nick at head of upper hinge, small splash-mark to spine, upper cover a trifle rubbed, illustrated, folding maps, publisher’s catalogue, scattered spotting, ink erasure front free endpaper, joints cracked, good. author’s presentation copy inscribed: ‘From the author’ at head of half-title; same year as the first edition; 380 pages;