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Comte de MONTRAVEL Voyage d'un officier français, prisonnier en Russie, sur les frontières de cet empire, du côté de l'Asie. observations intéressantes sur les moeurs, les usages et le caractère des habitans de la rive gauche du Wolga, près la Mer Caspienne

Comte de MONTRAVEL

Voyage d'un officier français, prisonnier en Russie, sur les frontières de cet empire, du côté de l'Asie. observations intéressantes sur les moeurs, les usages et le caractère des habitans de la rive gauche du Wolga, près la Mer Caspienne

Chez Plancher & Delaunay, Paris 1817, 13,5x21,5cm, (4) xij, 232pp., broché.


First Edition, Published anonymously by Count Montravel according Barbier IV in 1067. Rare. brochure published under blue print paper. Back mute. Small gaps in caps. Bit split tail on 8cm. A pale wetness without gravity affecting the final pages. Good copy fresh. Count Montravel was taken prisoner by the Russians during the Russian campaign, and remained there from 1812 to 1814. Tale narrative history of the captivity and living conditions of French prisoners. The narrator lived on the east bank of the Volga, to Asia and around the Caspian Sea, he describes so interesting people, customs and living standards of the people. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information!

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