Selections from the most celebrated foreign literary journals and other…

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Very scarce two volume work

Selections from the most celebrated foreign literary journals and other periodical publications

London: J. Debrett, 1798. Two volumes. Sympathetically rebound in half calf, with new leather spines, but retaining carefully restored original marbled boards. 220 x 140 mm (8¾ x 5½ inches). Vol I: viii, 526 pp. Vol II: viii, 528 pp. William Tooke (1744–1820) was a British clergyman and an historian of Russia. This work gives a fascinating historical perspective, not only on his favoured Russia, but also on everything from the way ladies dressed in Peru, to the use of spices in 'the torrid zone'.

Condition: Original boards a little rubbed, but recent leather all very good. Some spots of foxing internally.

Book ID: 2490
Category: Classics
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