First edition of Ackermann's Historical Sketch of Moscow; With the 12 original hand-colored aquatint plates; In the rare original boards
Historical Sketch of Moscow: Illustrated by Twelve Views of Different Parts of that Imperial City.
Item Number: 70036
R. Ackermann, 1813.
First edition of this stunning work. Folio, original boards. Illustrated with 12 hand-colored aquatint plates. This work was issued in both colored and black and white plates. Rare in this colored state and in the original boards. Abbey Travel 224; Tooley 262.
This work includes views of the Imperial Palace, Entrance into Moscow, the Great Square, the Palace of Petrovski, the winter carnival, Holy Gate,