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    Valuable Russian Books and Manuscripts

    29 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 168

    ALEXANDRA FEODOROVNA, EMPRESS -- Istoricheskii ocherk sostoiashchago pod Avgusteishim Eia Velichestva Gosudaryni Imperatritsy Aleksandry Feodorovny Pokrovitel'stvom Minskago Blagotvoritel'nago Obshchestva. [An Historical Study of the Minsk Charitable Society, existing under the most august patronage of Her Highness the Empress Alexandra Feodorovna]. Minsk: Minsk Guberniia Press, c. 1912.

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    ALEXANDRA FEODOROVNA, EMPRESS -- Istoricheskii ocherk sostoiashchago pod Avgusteishim Eia Velichestva Gosudaryni Imperatritsy Aleksandry Feodorovny Pokrovitel'stvom Minskago Blagotvoritel'nago Obshchestva. [An Historical Study of the Minsk Charitable Society, existing under the most august patronage of Her Highness the Empress Alexandra Feodorovna]. Minsk: Minsk Guberniia Press, c. 1912.

    2° (233 x 162mm). 17 silver prints. (Occasional spotting and browning, occasional offsetting.) Contemporary beige morocco, white moiré silk doublures, gilt inner dentelles, gilt edges (extremities rubbed, spine head starting, endpapers lightly soiled). Provenance: Alexandra Feodorovna (printed dedication, press-mark, binding, evidence of bookplate removal) -- Paul M. Fekula.

    THE DEDICATION COPY, printed for Empress Alexandra with the printed dedication leaf. For a similar binding from the Winter Palace Library see lot 183. A report on the accounts of the Society and on the projects and services it provided for the young urban poor, along with photographs of the trustees and of the children. Fekula 2461 (this copy).


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