• Fine Printed Books, Manuscript auction at Christies

    Sale 5829

    Fine Printed Books, Manuscripts, Traditional Sports

    23 November 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 281

    CATHERINE II -- Zhurnaly Kamer-Fur'erskie, 1763 goda. Tseremonial'nyi, Banketnyi i Pokhodnyi Zhurnal 1763 goda. [Chamberlain's Journals for 1763. Journal of Ceremonial, Banqueting and Travel Journal.] Np.: nd. [but late 19th-century.] 8° (262x1780mm). (One gathering loose but present.) Contemporary Russian green sheep, sides blocked in blind with architectural designs, white moiré-style endpapers (hinges broken and text block detached, front endpaper nearly detached). Provenance: A. Sarandinaki (bookplates).

    Price Realised  

    CATHERINE II -- Zhurnaly Kamer-Fur'erskie, 1763 goda. Tseremonial'nyi, Banketnyi i Pokhodnyi Zhurnal 1763 goda. [Chamberlain's Journals for 1763. Journal of Ceremonial, Banqueting and Travel Journal.] Np.: nd. [but late 19th-century.] 8° (262x1780mm). (One gathering loose but present.) Contemporary Russian green sheep, sides blocked in blind with architectural designs, white moiré-style endpapers (hinges broken and text block detached, front endpaper nearly detached). Provenance: A. Sarandinaki (bookplates).

    FIRST EDITION, rare, covering the first full year of Catherine II's reign. Zaionchkovskii 1034.


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