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    Sale 7551

    Valuable Russian Books and Manuscripts

    27 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 51

    IMPERIAL LIBRARY -- ANDREEVISKII, V. Egipet. [Egypt.] St. Petersburg and Moscow: M.O. Vol'f, 1886.

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    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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