St. Petersburg: Voen. Tip, 1837.
,159 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. The Crown Prince’s Tour : His Sister’s Copy. Quarter contemporary green morocco and marbled boards. Very Good. Bookplate of the house of Leuchtenburg. Russian National Library shelfmark 188.8.131.52. Item #307352
In 1837, the Russian Crown Prince Tsesarevich Alexander travelled from Saint Petersburg throughout the empire on a six-month tour of the provinces as part of his education. This rare volume records his itinerary and notable incidents.
From the princely library of the house of Leuchtenberg: Alexander’s sister Maria married Maximilian, Duke of Leuchtenberg, in 1839.
Alexander II ascended to the throne upon the death of Nicholas I in 1855; he was assassinated in 1881.
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