6110. Russian school atlas 1790 part I

Object description
RUSSIAN SCHOOL ATLAS. Atlas izdanniy ko vseobshyemu zemleopisaniyu dlya narodnikh uchilish Rossiyskoy Imperii po Visochayshemu poveleniyu tsartsvuyushyey Imperatritsi Ekaterini Vtoroy (=Atlas published for general geography for folk schools of the Russian Empire by Imperial order of reigning empress Catherine II). Vol. I Europe. St. Petersburg 1790.

8vo (c. 190x125 mm). (4) pp. (title and index). With 20 handcoloured engraved maps (lacking 1 [no. 9], some slight foxing).
Red contemporary calf binding, boards with gilt bordure, some staining and rubbing mostly on lower board, richly gilt spine in compartments, green title labels, gilt edges. Old note by the former owner regarding the provenance on first free endpaper "Har tillhört grefvinnan Sofia Theriesia af Ugglas f. v. Stedingk". Bookplate of Emanuel Cederström.

Only vol I.
Provenance: Emaunuel Cederström, Krusenberg manor, Sweden.