F De Haenen / Henry M Grove - Moscow painted - 1912

Description
F De Haenen / Henry M Grove - Moscow painted - 1912
Illustrated, Topography, Travels - Quantity: 1

I have here for sale a beautifully illustrated book entitled MOSCOW painted by F De Haenen and described by Henry M Grove. It is a first edition published by A & C Black in 1912. It has 16 beautiful watercolour plates and 16 b/w plates by De Haenen.
Fold-out map of Moscow at the back is present, Colour plates include the Kremlin, the Tsar Bell, the Tsar Gun, the Place Rouge, peasants on the streets, Imperial Opera House. The b/w plates show more of Russian life.

Cornflower blue hardboards with lighter blue patterning and title lettering in yellow to middle of front board and to spine. Spine and board edges faded, but otherwise the boards are in good condition. Tiny amounts of foxing to the pages, overall impression is of clean firm binding. All the colour plates are tissue-guarded. 142 pages, 23 x 16 cm.

Lot details
Object
Book
Number of Books
1
Subject
Illustrated, Topography, Travels
Author/ Illustrator
F De Haenen / Henry M Grove
Book Title
Moscow painted
Condition
Very good
Publication year oldest item
1912
Edition
1st Edition
Language
English
Original language
Yes
Publisher
A & C Black
Binding/ Material
Hardback
Number of pages
142
Dimensions
23×16 cm
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