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Creator:
Johnston, Robert, 1783-1839.
Title:
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.
Published/Created:
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.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
DK25 .J64 1815+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
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.
Abbey, J.R. Travel, 15
Tooley, R.V. Coloured plates (1979 ed.), 286
Hardie, M. English coloured books, p. 141-2
Prideaux, S.T. Aquatint engraving, p. 227, 341
Cat. Russica, No. J557
BAC: British Art Center copy is the Abbey copy. Bound in later brown half morocco and brown cloth.
Contents:
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.
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.
Form/Genre:
Aquatints -- Hand-colored -- 1815.
Wood engravings -- 1815.
Engravings -- Hand-colored -- 1815.
Contributors:
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.
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