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Purple boards are a little faded, more so to spine with some fraying at spine ends. Pages are clean but age toned. Cracks to hinges but book holds well. Maps both present. No DJ. Undated C.1870's. N° de ref. de la librería
Título: A Defence of Russia and the Christians of ...
Editorial: Chapman & Hall
Año de publicación: 9999
Condición del libro: Good
Descripción Chapman & Hall ND [1870s?], London, 1870. RARE book about the so called Eastern question - a term referring to political and diplomatic problems in the Ottoman Empire after the Turkish defeat in the Russo-Turkish War (1768-1774), heralding the gradual decay of the huge Empire. Includes two maps of the region discussed in the book, 9 plates with caricatures and an appendix. One of the plates is a frontispiece. 205x135mm. [XI+252+VI+257+32] pages. Violet cloth embossed Hardcover. Gilt lettering on front cover and spine. Cover stained. Cover corners bumped. Spine faded. Spine upper edge partly missing. Spine edges bumped. Inner spine slightly loose. Front fold-out map coming loose from binding, hinges worn. Previous owner's name written in pen on title page edge. Title page bottom corner missing - no damage to text. Binding slightly loose between several pages. Several pages slightly age stained. Pages slightly yellowing. [SUMMARY]: This extremely rare influential monograph on "The Eastern Question" is otherwise in good condition. The book is in : English. Nº de ref. de la librería MA 17 09