SECRET MEMOIRS Of The COURT Of PETERSBURG: Particularly Towards the End of the Reign of Catherine II. And the Commencement of That of Paul I. Forming a Description of the Manners of Petersburg, at the Close of the Eighteenth Century. And Containing Various Anecdotes, Collected During a Residence of Ten Years in that Capital. With Remarks on the Education of the Grand Dukes, the Manners of the Ladies, And the Religion of the People.

Philadelphia: Printed for R. T. Rawle, Second-Street, by John Thompson. 1802. 1st US edition thus (American Imprints 2633). Two volumes in 1 (vii, [1], 321, [1] pp). Divisional t.p. to 2C4r. 8vo, signed in 4s. Period full brown sheep with a red leather title label to spine. Gilt dentelles to edges. General wear to binding, with front joint starting at top. Ffep detached. Period pencil pos. Usual browning to paper. A VG copy in an all orginal, not-oftern-found period binding. Item #30656

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