27 November 2008,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 3,000
Estimate GBP 1,200 - GBP 1,800
ALMANACS -- Pamiatnaia kniga za 1911 god. [Almanac for 1911.] St. Petersburg: Military Press, .
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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