BISMARK, Graf Friedrich Wilhelm von Die Kaiserlich Russische Kriegsmacht im Jahre 1835 oder meine Reise nach St. Petersburg. Karlsruhe, Creuzbauer'sche Buchhandlung, 1835.
Small 8vo. Contemporary presentation binding on green mosrocco, decorated in red and gilt, all edges gilt, pink glazed endpapers; pp. [iv], 265, ; text browned as often initial blank with ink inscription, marking this copy as a present by the author.
First edition of this assessment of Russian military power in the mid 1830s, written by the German general and writer on military matters, who had been invited by the Tzar to inspect the cavallery at Voznesensk in 1835.