Travelling Sketches in Russia and Sweden During the Years 1805-1806, 1807, 1808, Vol. I-II, 2nd Edition, by Robert Ker Porter, 1813. Printed for John Stockdale, Piccadilly, London. Quarto, 296 pages including index, 41 copper plate engraved plates (3 folding, 28 hand-coloured, 12 sepia-tinted aquatints) and 1 etching of Gustav Vasa, both volumes hardbound together in embossed floral brown cloth with brown leather half binding, black and gilt letter on spine with seven raised hubs, original dust jacket. 12" H x 10" W x 2" D. Provenance: The collection of internationally known ragtime pianist and historian Johnny Maddox, Gallatin, TN. CONDITION: Overall good condition with shelf wear, bumped corners, scuffs, cracks to leather spine etc., to covers. Pages with foxing spots, toning impressions, areas of dampstaining, including plates. Plates are collated. Dust jacket in overall good condition.
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