Lot 516:
5 500 6 000

Publication: Vilborg for A. Yakovlev, Skt. Peterburg, 1900.

Publication: Vilborg for A. Yakovlev, Skt. Peterburg, 1900. THE FIRST AND ONLY EDITION OF THIS FINELY-PRODUCED RECORD OF IM- PERIAL HUNTING PARTIES IN THE CAUCASUS - ONE OF THE GREATEST RUSSIAN HUNTING BOOKS, IN FRENCH AND RUSSIAN, conceived and produced speci cally to promote the Caucasus region at The Paris Universal Exhibi- tion of 1900. Large folio (41.8 x 31 cm). Title, 53 pp. in Russian and French, 192 photographic plates on 100 leaves, each captioned below in both Russian and French; some tissues missing, title and pp. 1-2 on new guards, repair of a small marginal tear p. 3, browning of lower margin of rst 6 ll., a few plates with small closed tears, some light soiling. Publisher’s green cloth, gilt lettering within decorative boarder to upper board; rebacked with green leather, boards slightly spotted.