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    Sale 7472

    Valuable Russian Books and Manuscripts

    29 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 202

    IMPERIAL LIBRARY, ANICHKOV PALACE -- Svod Zakonov Rossiiskoi Imperii, poveleniem Gosudaria Imperatora Nikolaia Pervago sostavlennyi. T. 1yi, ch.1-2. I t. 14yi: Ustav o Pasportakh. [Law Code of the Russian Empire. Vol. 1, parts 1-2. And vol. 14: Regulations for Passports]. St. Petersburg: State Press, 1903 and 1906.

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    IMPERIAL LIBRARY, ANICHKOV PALACE -- Svod Zakonov Rossiiskoi Imperii, poveleniem Gosudaria Imperatora Nikolaia Pervago sostavlennyi. T. 1yi, ch.1-2. I t. 14yi: Ustav o Pasportakh. [Law Code of the Russian Empire. Vol. 1, parts 1-2. And vol. 14: Regulations for Passports]. St. Petersburg: State Press, 1903 and 1906.

    2 vols., 8° (257 x 165mm). Contemporary dark green morocco with sides fully panelled in relief with elaborate frames centred with the Imperial Eagle on the front covers, and the Pillar of Law on the back covers, white moiré silk doublures (extremities lightly rubbed). Provenance: Nicholas II, Anichkov Palace Library (binding, manuscript case label in one volume) -- 'printed in Russia' (small stamp) -- Paul M. Fekula.

    FROM THE ANICHKOV PALACE LIBRARY, IN STRIKING BINDINGS. Fekula 2167 (these copies). (2)


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