27 November 2008,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 2,000
Estimate GBP 800 - GBP 1,200
IMPERIAL LIBRARY -- ANDREEVISKII, V. Egipet. [Egypt.] St. Petersburg and Moscow: M.O. Vol'f, 1886.
8° (222 x 164mm). Frontispiece, photo-types, maps printed in colours, and illustrations throughout. (Small dampstain in the top margin of the last few leaves.) Publisher's original cloth, engraved illustration mounted on the upper cover and titled in gilt, marbled edges (hinges starting, extremities lightly rubbed, long tear to the front free endpaper ). Provenance: Ol'ga Nikolaevna (1895-1918; inscription 'Vel. Kn. O.H. ot K.A.M') -- Alexander Palace Museum, the older children's classroom library (manuscript label, numbered 533) -- 'Printed in Russia' (small title stamp).
PRESENTED TO GRAND DUCHESS OL'GA NIKOLAEVNA from 'K.A.M.', and then in the library of the older children's classroom at the Alexander Palace Museum. The second edition.
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