29 November 2007,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 1,250
Estimate GBP 1,000 - GBP 1,500
[BOZHERIANOV, Ivan Nikolaevich (1852-1919).] Trista Let Tsarstvovaniia Doma Romanovykh. [Three Hundred Years of Rule of the House of Romanov]. St. Petersburg: R. Golike and A. Vil'borg, 1912.
4° (357 x 264mm). Chromolithographed title, 25 plates most in colour and illustrations throughout, some of these in colour. Publisher's original blue cloth, boards blind-ruled, spine and upper board lettered and tooled in gilt, with chromolithographed thick paper cover printed in gilt bound-in, original printed endpapers, gilt edges (minor soiling on lower board). Provenance: Disan von Rettig (pictorial bookplate).
FIRST EDITION. A FINE COPY of this richly illustrated history of Russia's ruling house, in the publisher's original blue cloth, and with the chromolithographed paper cover bound-in.
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