LOT 1545
SOLD €100,00


Empériale, Envoyé par L'Empereur Leopold Au Czar Alexis Mihalowics Grand Duc de Moscovie‎. [Augustin Mayer, Freiherr von Mayerberg]. Leide. Friderik Harring 1688.

12mo., paper cover, protected with Japanese paper, back missing, title with vignette, 381 pp., waterstained in front. First edition of the French translation of the Latin original from 1668. The author was a German diplomat in the court of Tzar Alexei Michaelovitch. Mayerberg's account of his experiences contains much useful information about the Russian customs and manners in the 17th century. Rare. Combined with: Histoire ou anecdotes sur la Revolution de Russie; en l' annee 1762. Paris. Desenne. 1797 and: Neue Anekdoten von Peter dem Grossen durch Johan Golikow, Riga und Leipzig, W.C.A. Mueller, 1802 and: Peter de Groote en Karel de Groote met elkanderen vergeleeken. A.I.L. von Wackerbarth, Amsterdam, Holtrop, 1793. (total 4)

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