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Book Description

[St. Petersburg and London]. [s.n.], 1856-58. Folio. Manuscript on paper. 52ff, the remainder unused. Contemporary red sheep, ruled in gilt and lettered 'COMPTE GENERAL' to upper board. Marbled endpapers and edges. Some rubbing to spine, extremities, small hole to upper joint. [With: Three others manuscript notebooks, related, including one in a contemporary Russian binding with cyrillic lettering] The manuscript account book of John Wodehouse, 1st Earl of Kimberley (1826-1902), British liberal politician and sometime Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, for the duration of his time as Minister Plenipotentiary to St. Petersburg in the immediate aftermath of the Crimean War. Included amongst the lavish ambassadorial household expenses are details of his journey to St. Petersburg and a note of his departure in May 1858. Provenance: From the recently dispersed collection of Ron Fiske, Morningthorpe House, with his neat shelf-labels to endpapers.
Author [MANUSCRIPT - RUSSIA]. [CRIMEAN WAR]

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