signed first edition Hardcover
1898 · London
by Demidoff, Elim Prince of San Donato; Demidov, E.
London: Rowland Ward, 1898. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition. Presentation copy inscribed by Demidoff to former owner "with kindest regards from the author" the half title. xvi, 319,  +4 four ad pp; fold-out map in pouch on rear paste down. Very Good, cloth lightly worn and soiled with sunned and slightly scratched spine, former owner's bookplate on front paste down, hinges starting. Map verso a little toned but basically fine. Housed in custom slipcase. A Russian nobleman's photo-illustrated account of three hunting trips in 1895 and 1896 to the Caucasus mountains of Georgia and Azerbaijan, a minor classic of hunting literature that is quite scarce signed.
(Inventory #: 171105005)