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    Sale 7551

    Valuable Russian Books and Manuscripts

    27 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 27

    ALMANACS -- Pamiatnaia kniga za 1911 god. [Almanac for 1911.] St. Petersburg: Military Press, [1910].

    Price Realised  

    ALMANACS -- Pamiatnaia kniga za 1911 god. [Almanac for 1911.] St. Petersburg: Military Press, [1910].

    Small 8° (120 x 80mm). Decorative title and 9 photographic plates, folding map. Original pink ribbed silk stamped in gilt, upper cover applied with an Imperial crown above a shaped blue-enamel shield applied with the cypher of Grand Duchess Elizaveta Mavrikievna, brass catch, gilt edges, with original pink ribbed silk jacket (brass catch defective). Provenance: Grand Duchess Elizaveta Mavrikievna, née Saxe-Altenberg (1965-1927; binding).

    AN ORIGINAL IMPERIAL COPY. Zaionchkovskii 885.


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