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Johnston, Robert, 1783–1839
Travels through part of the Russian Empire and the country of Poland : along the southern shores of the Baltic / by Robert Johnston, A.M. ; illustrated with maps and numerous coloured plates ; dedicated, by permission, to His Royal Highness the Prince Regent.
London : Printed for J.J. Stockdale, No. 41, Pall-Mall, 1815.
Physical Description:
[2], vii, [1], 460 p., [23] leaves of plates : ill., map ; 31 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
DK25 .J64 1815+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Not Evaluated
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Aquatint engravings by Henry Edward Dawe, Charles J. Canton, Frederick Christian Lewis, Joshua Gleadah, Charles Williams, John Hill, and T. Cartwright; after Robert Johnston.
Printed by Cox and Baylis, Great Queen Street, Lincoln's-Inn-Fields, London.
Tooley, R.V. English books with coloured plates, 1790-1860, 286
Hardie, M. English coloured books, p. 141-2
Prideaux, S.T. Aquatint engraving, p. 227, 341
Cat. Russica, No. J557
Abbey, J.R. Travel in aquatint and lithography, 1770-1860, 15
BAC: British Art Center copy is the Abbey copy. Bound in later brown half morocco and brown cloth.
Subject Terms:
Cox and Baylis -- Printer.
Lada-Mocarski, Laura K. (Laura Klots), 1902-1997 -- Bookplate.
Lada-Mocarski, Valerian 1898-1971 -- Bookplate.
Poland -- Description and travel.
Russia -- Description and travel.
Stockdale, J. J. -- Publisher.
Voyages and travels.
Aquatints -- Hand-colored -- 1815.
Wood engravings -- 1815.
Engravings -- Hand-colored -- 1815.
Canton, Charles J., -1840, engraver.
Cartwright, T., engraver.
Dawe, Henry Edward, 1790-1848, engraver.
Gleadah, Joshua, active 1815-1836, engraver.
Hill, John, 1770-1850, engraver.
Lewis, Frederick Christian, 1779-1856, engraver.
Williams, Charles, active 1797-1830, engraver.
Johnston, Robert, 1783-1839, ill.

  • Contents of the plates: Copenhagen
  • Hamburg
  • Stralsund
  • Monastery of Olivia
  • Frauensberg
  • Tilsit
  • Cronstadt Boatmen
  • Casan church
  • Hermitage
  • Igiora, a village near St. Petersburg
  • Flying Mountain
  • Bronnitzi
  • Females in the Govt of Novogorod
  • A Russian village near Moscow
  • Moscow
  • Kremlin
  • Borodino
  • Smolensko --Lithuanian Jewess
  • Borisoff
  • (Five wood-engravings of ploughs)
  • Map of the north west part of Europe
  • Map of the north west part of Russia.

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