• Valuable Manuscripts and Print auction at Christies

    Sale 7760

    Valuable Manuscripts and Printed Books

    24 November 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 28

    HERALDRY -- Obshchii Gerbovnik Dvorianskikh Rodov Vserossiiskiia Imperii. T.3. [Complete Armorial of the Noble Families of the Russian Empire. Vol. 3.] St. Petersburg: Senate Press [no date but c.1806].

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    HERALDRY -- Obshchii Gerbovnik Dvorianskikh Rodov Vserossiiskiia Imperii. T.3. [Complete Armorial of the Noble Families of the Russian Empire. Vol. 3.] St. Petersburg: Senate Press [no date but c.1806].

    4° (310 x 235mm). Engraved title, and 150 engraved plates of arms. (Faint dampstains in the margins, occasional light spotting.) Contemporary Russian calf, flat spine tooled in blind, edges yellow (hinges starting, old ?repairs to the endpapers). Provenance: 'V.P' (stamp on spine) -- 'Inv 28911' (title inscription).

    FIRST EDITION. Ulianinskii 3724; Vengerov, Bibliokhronika, vol. 2, pp.70-73.


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