With lots of details on the history, arts, people and their culture which EXPLAINS the RUSSIAN MIND
|Number of Books:||3|
|Subject:||Sociology, Topography, Travels|
|Author/ Illustrator:||Sir Donald Mackenzie Wallace|
|Book Title:||Oriental Series - Volumes 22-24 Russia|
|Publication year oldest item:||1910|
|Publisher:||J. B. Millet Company|
Well-illustrated and in three very nice full colour pictorial bindings. Written by Sir Donald Mackenzie Wallace.
Part of a series of 24 volumes, but these are all the parts (3) on Russia, up to the year 1877.
Well-written, with lots of details on the history, arts, people and their culture.
The author is Sir Donald Mackenzie Wallace:
Sir Donald Mackenzie Wallace KCIE KCVO (11 November 1841 - 10 January 1919) was a Scottish public servant, writer, editor and foreign correspondent of The Times (London).
Wallace accepted a private invitation to visit Russia, having a strong desire to study the Ossetes, a tribe of Iranian descent in the Caucasus. Living in Russia from early 1870 until late 1875, Wallace found the Russian civilization far more interesting than his original Ossetes.
Published in Boston & Tokyo, by J. B. Millet Company, 1910. In three parts. With uniform, original full colour pictorial bindings. Hardback, 25 x 16 cm.
Each part has a full-colour frontispiece, and five additional plates. In protective transparent sleeves. In total there are 1009 pages, and 18 very nice plates.
Uncut. Spine sunned, otherwise in very good condition. Clean, without markings. With protective hard-plastic see-through wrappers. Very uncommon. A lovely set.
BEAUTIFUL outside and INFORMATIVE inside
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