Revolt of the Tartars or flight of the Kalmuck Khan and his people from the Russian territories to ...

Revolt of the Tartars or flight of the Kalmuck Khan and his people from the Russian territories to the frontiers of China.

De Quincey, Thomas.

Published by Dropmore Press, Ltd., London, 1948
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Fine press production, first edition with these illustrations, sole Dropmore Press printing: An evocatively written account of a Tartar migration under threat by Russian soldiers, by the author of Confessions of an English Opium-Eater ? who was generally considered to have accomplished a greater feat of literature than of history with this work. The full-page illustrations and chapter headers were done by Stuart Boyle. This is => numbered copy 119 of 450 printed. The volume was set in Monotype Poliphilus and printed by hand on hand-made paper by Hodgkinson of Wells, with the binding done by Evans of Croydon. 4to (26.8 cm, 10.6"). [10], 96, [4] pp.; illus. Publisher's half brown morocco and terra cotta cloth, front cover leather with gilt-stamped horse and rider vignette, spine with gilt-stamped title between two raised bands; corners bumped, spine foot and lower raised band slightly rubbed. Signatures unopened. Bookseller Inventory # 35218

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Title: Revolt of the Tartars or flight of the ...

Publisher: Dropmore Press, Ltd., London

Publication Date: 1948

Edition: 1st Edition

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