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. Charles François Philibert. 1762 - 1807 Masson.

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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