A brief history of Moscovia and of other less-known countries lying eastward of Russia as far as Cathay / gather'd from the writings of several eye-witnesses by John Milton ; to which are added other curious documents, with an introduction by Prince D.S. Mirsky ; illustrations by A. Brodovitch.
- London : Blackamore Press, 1929.
120 p. : col. ill. ; 24 cm.
- Russia -- History -- 1533-1613.
Russia -- History -- 1613-1689.
Russia -- Description and travel.
Russia -- Social life and customs -- 17th century.
Travelers' writings, English -- Russia.
- Place of Publication:
- England London.
A brief history of Moscovia
A declaration of His Imperiall Majestie, the Most High and Mighty Potentate Alexea, Emperor of Russia, and great Duke of Muscovia, &c. Wherein is contained his detestation of the murther of Charles the First ... Printed in the yeere 1650
Letter of Oliver Cromwell to Tsar Alexis written by John Milton.
- "This edition is limited to 600 copies for sale in Great Britain and America"--P. . A blank space has been left for the copy number.
"The text of the present edition of A brief history exactly reproduces that of the editio princeps of 1682. Only obvious misprints have been silently corrected."--Introd.
"Names of the authours from whence these relations have been taken": P. 101-102.
- Local notes:
- Penn Libraries RBC Storage copy is no. 75 of a limited edition of 600 copies.
Milton Collection copy presented to the Penn Libraries by Joseph A. Wittreich in honor of Stuart A. Curran.
Penn Libraries Milton Collection copy is unnumbered.
- Penn Provenance:
- Curran, Stuart A. (honoree)
Wittreich, Joseph Anthony (donor)
- Penn Chronology:
- Mirsky, D. S., Prince, 1890-1939.
Stuart Curran-Joseph Wittreich Milton Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
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