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    Sale 7472

    Valuable Russian Books and Manuscripts

    29 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 199

    Gosudarstvennaia Kantseliariia 1810-1910. [The State Chancery 1810-1910]. St. Petersburg: State Press, 1910.

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    Gosudarstvennaia Kantseliariia 1810-1910. [The State Chancery 1810-1910]. St. Petersburg: State Press, 1910.

    2 vols, 4° (286 x 208mm). 85 portraits, plates, and reproductions, some photogravures, and some in colour. Contemporary limp slate levant morocco, imperial eagle gilt on the upper covers, flat spine gilt-lettered, top edges, gilt, WHITE MOIRé SILK DOUBLURES (minor wear). Provenance: Fundamental'naia Biblioteka of the Leningrad Communist University (cancelled stamps) -- 'Printed in Russia' (stamp) -- Paul M. Fekula.

    FIRST EDITION. A FINE COPY IN A DELUXE BINDING, and printed on thick paper, of this survey of the State Chancery in the reigns of Alexander I to Nicholas II. Fekula 2420 (this copy); Zaionchkovskii 1138. (2)


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