Almanach de Gotha 1840 with royal portraits


Almanach de Gotha pour l’année 1840. Justus Perthes [Gotha] 1839  1st edition 12mo [1 x 7 cm]

7 finely engraved portrait plates, as called for, [Nicholas I Czar of Russia, Alexandra of Russia, Alexander Nikolaewitch Czarewitsch of Russia, Marie & Olga the Russian Grand Duchesses, Archduke Charles of Austria, Prince Gustav of Wasa (Sweden), and Lord John Russel] , xxii, unpaginated calendar, 314pp Genealogy, 156pp Historical Tables, 2pp table des matieres & advertisements. Original decorative blind stamped yellow glazed paper covered boards, the front board centred with an armorial, very minor wear at extremities but generally very clean and a good tight copy, all edges gilt, retaining card slipcase with most of small date label to top of spine but worn and lacking the base.    dec26/1

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