"The Manner in which the Kamtschadales melt the Grease & dry the Fish that they catch in the Spring at the Head of Rivers, on their return to the Sea." London: 18th c. 10 1/2 x 6 3/8. Engraving. Very good condition. $50
Blondela. "View of St. Peter & St. Paul at Kamtschatka." London: G.G. & I. Robinson, November 1, 1798. 8 x 12 3/8". Engraving. Very good condition.
A view in Siberia. $90
P. Svenin. "A Cosack [sic] of the Don in his Military dress." From Portfolio. Philadelphia: April 1812. 5 7/8 x 4 1/8. Engraving. Very good condition.
A cossack on horseback. $25
"Une Famille Kalmouke/Eine Kalmucken-Familie/Family of Kalmuks, guarding a herd of horses." Mainz: Joseph Scholz, ca. 1840. 8 x 12". Stone lithograph. Original hand color. Old creases and light stains. Overall, good condition.
A scene of native nomadic tribes of Astrakhan, Russia. $150
Charlemagne & Duruy. "Pont Nikolaiewsky." Paris: Daziaro, ca. 1850. Ca. 13 x 18. Tinted lithograph by Jacottet & Regamey. Finely finished by hand. Some minor stains in margins. Otherwise, very good condition.
An image from a series of beautiful and rare views of St. Petersburg. This idyllic scene depicts bustling pedestrian activity and grand Russian architecture. Interesting, this peaceful scene was published in France around the time of the Crimean War. Most of the scenes included military troops, perhaps alluding to the upcoming turmoil between the Imperial Russia and Great Britain. With or without these historical overtones, the prints offer a lovely view of Russia during the mid nineteenth century. Titles in Cyrillic and French. $1,200
[Coronation of Czar Alexander II, August 26, 1856.] [All text in Cyrillic] Russia: 1856+. 15 3/4 x 12". Duotint lithograph. With one vertical and one horizontal fold, each through center of print. Very good condition.
A dramatic scene of the Czar's coronation at the Dormition Cathedral in Moscow. $125
A handsome and detailed engraving of Archangel from the Dvina, published in Meyer's Universum. $30
A peaceful country view of Russia $30
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