Traveling Across North America, 1812-1813; Watercolors by the Russian Diplomat, Pavel Svinin; Sixty-eight watercolors from the collection of the Russian Museum, St. Petersburg

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Svinin, Pavel Petrovich; Yevegenia Petrova (Intro.)

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Svinin, Pavel Petrovich; Yevegenia Petrova (Intro.). Traveling Across North America, 1812-1813; Watercolors by the Russian Diplomat, Pavel Svinin; Sixty-eight watercolors from the collection of the Russian Museum, St. Petersburg. New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., Publishers | Izokombinat , 1992. First edition. ISBN: 9780810938557. pp. 191. Oblong 8vo. White cloth over boards with gilt lettering to spine and facsimile of a painting pasted to the front board surrounded by gilt borders. Colour frontispiece of Pavel Svinin. Chiefly colour reproductions of lovely painting by the Russian diplomat during his time as the Russian consul in Philadelphia. No detectable flaws, contents bright, clean, and unmarked with tight, sound binding and housed in good+ lightly rubbed dustjacket. Overall, very good. Hardcover. (#1169) $25.00